ASK Dr. Joan Ifland

"I have worked hard for over 20 years to bring relief to food addicts.

We need comfort, compassion and gentle guidance to beat

food addiction.

I'm glad you're here."


Joan Ifland, PhD, MBA, CEO

Dr. Ifland is a food addiction professional who is active in both online recovery and research.  She has been an innovator in the field of recovery from food addiction since 1999 with the publication of her first popular book. 

She is the lead author of the first scholarly description of processed food addiction according to classic addiction diagnostic criteria and the first scholarly definition of addictive versus non-addictive foods. In 2014-2017, she wrote and edited the only textbook on recovery from food addiction, Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery, published by CRC Press.

Dr. Ifland earned her PhD in 2010 at Union Institute in addictive nutrition. Her MBA was awarded by Stanford Business School in 1978 and her BA in Economics and Political Science by Oberlin College in 1974. In 2015, she founded The Facebook Group, Food Addiction Education Facebook Group,  to help people recover from food addiction. 

In 2016, she founded the first online training in food addiction to make recovery easier in small, online groups, which is where you are visiting right now! 

Dr. Ifland is available to answer any and all

of your questions and concerns.


Get your FREE online Food Addiction Recovery Recipe Module. 

"Decades of experience have taught me that learning how to make meals leads to success" - Dr. Joan Ifland

See how easy, fun and quick it is to create a week's worth of meals in just 2 hours.

"This Recipe Module was my breakthrough to gaining control of my food." -current member

"I never knew eating healthy could be so inexpensive" -Sheila Yount 


Step 2: Click here to get your FREE Recipe Module.

Step 3

Take Our Food Addiction Quiz

Find out if you have a food addiction by taking our quiz.

This quiz will not only determine if you have a food addiction but the severity level you may be afflicted with as well.

This knowledge will help you move forward in your recovery process.

Step 4

Join one of our cutting edge programs today!

Addiction Reset Community - ARC

Join our community of like minded individuals as we discover how to stop the constant cravings and obsession with food and slowly develop an easy routine to keep us safe from food addiction.

Home Addiction Reset Program - HARP

So many would like to go to a residential program. 

We're sick of trying to get control over food by ourselves. 

With the HARP, you can create a residential program for yourself at home.

"Dr. Ifland was there with me all day. She made it easy to break through and gain control."

Click here to start your home-based residential program today.

Private Phone Session with Dr. Joan Ifland

Dr. Joan Ifland is a leading authority in food addiction. She has been in recovery since 1996.

Through her work on the Processed Food Addiction textbook, she has discovered the keys to reliable control over food.

'Through Joan's scientific knowledge, I have finally learned how to maintain control over eating.'

Book your appointment with Dr. Ifland today.


"Knowledge in Community is Power"

Joan Ifland, Ph.D. MBA, CEO

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