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Confession of a Food Addict

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

I am a recovering food addict. I don't go looking for sugar, and my body is leaner and fitter than ever with the same amount of exercise or less. I walk right by the bakery, the candy aisle, and even the Häagen-Dazs stores, which I could never do before.

Is Sugar A Drug?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 10/29/2013 06:59 AM EDT on LiveScience Some studies claim to find that junk food is as addictive a...

Jack Meet the New Crack: How Food Addiction Is Killing My Generation

Brad Lamm | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Lamm

Food cravings can be a good thing. It's important for all of us to put the crack pipe down -- figuratively speaking -- and pick up some self-loving food instead.

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.

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.