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Dr. Vera Ingrid Tarman is a world-renown Food Addiction expert, who writes, speaks, and treats people struggling with Food Addiction. Dr. Tarman has conducted numerous workshops, spoken as a guest, and has been the co-host of two TV addiction call-in series (Addictions Unplugged, and Toronto Speaks: Addiction).

She is the author of “Food Junkies: Recovery from Food Addiction.” This is the standard text used in school, food addiction programs, and courses. She also spearheaded the first inpatient and outpatient programs in Canada for food addiction.

A medical pioneer in the field of compulsive overeating and food addiction, she has treated over 100 food addiction patients in the last few years.

Dr. Tarman’s main goal is to put food addiction ‘on the table’ of services offered to people suffering from addictions. As a recovering food addict herself, Dr. Tarman knows that freedom from food addiction is food serenity.