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Addicted to Food

Top Tip For Breaking Any Addiction

Julie Dargan | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Whether your addiction is chocolate, smoking, gambling or alcohol, this one top tip will help you change your approach to your addiction. Read on and you will be successful in breaking any habit once you see how you have been manipulated.

5 Clues You Are Addicted to Sugar

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that, in fact, higher-sugar, higher-glycemic foods can be addictive.

How I Beat My Cookie Addiction

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Every year I used to lose the same 10 or 15 pounds every summer, only to gain them back by Thanksgiving. One year I wondered if it was the cookies. My husband said, "Duh." On a whim I made him a bet: I would only bake the cookies, not wear them on my hips.

'My Mom Is Obsessed': Kiana Worries Her Obese Mom Will Die

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

On "My Mom Is Obsessed" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery Fit & Health) viewers met 12 year-old Kiana and her obese mother Rosa. Kiana was distraught ...

Food Addiction Works Like Drug Addiction In The Brain

Reuters | Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home

Seeing a milkshake can activate the same areas of the brain that light up when an addict sees cocaine, U.S. researchers said on Monday. The stu...

Addicted to Food? It's a Complicated Relationship

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Most people have what is called an "alert-number" when it comes to weight. That number varies from individual to individual, but is usually 20 pounds or more above or below where we are comfortable with ourselves. The "alert-number" doesn't work for addicts.

Addicted To Food? 5 Tips To Control Your Cravings

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EatingWell

But I'm not addicted to chocolate. For me, overeating M&Ms is situational -- the latest manifestation of a chronic procrastination problem that gets worse when I'm under the gun and low on sleep.