• dr. nicki steinberger

Outa Sight; ‘Outa Body’: Do Sober Alcoholics Hang Out in Bars?

This article is about sobriety, environment, and physiology in relation to compulsive eating and sugar addiction. One of the first recommendations I make to clients who long to end the madness with sugar addiction and compulsive eating is to set-up their environments for successful recovery. I call this “sculpting your space.” This includes home, work, and other frequented places. We talk about removing processed, refined carbohydrate-laden snacks (cookies, crackers, pretzels, cereals…), trashing the rancid, inflammatory

  • Power of the Doughnut

Power of the Doughnut

Doughnuts are my favorite food. Bread and butter are a close second. I’m carbohydrate intolerant by way of high blood sugar, high triglycerides, total crash out, and my inability to digest such creatures as those fluffy puffy creamy fried dough sugar balls are. That said… enjoying doughnuts without remorse, guilt, or total dread is difficult. Last week I was at an AA 12-step meeting at the beach—on the actual sand in Santa Monica, CA. I’m