Without a doubt, the eat-repent-repeat cycle must be resolved -- but calling it "addiction" takes away the power to change and prevents you from learning to use food in an enjoyable, moderate way.
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It's been estimated that up to 30 percent of students experience eating disorder symptoms at some point during their college years and it's easy to see why.
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.
New discoveries in science prove that industrially processed, sugar-, fat- and salt-laden food is biologically addictive.
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