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Food Addict

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.

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.

Understanding Food Addiction

Tennie McCarty | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Tennie McCarty

Like an addiction to drugs or alcohol, food addicts will struggle to simply stop their addictive behavior, even when the behavior leads to weight gain, or damages relationships.

The Label That Worsens Weight Stigma

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.15.2013 | Women

The stigma attached to food addiction is not as strong as the stigma attached to other addictions such as alcoholism or drug abuse, according to a new...

Confessions of a Food Addict

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Now, close to 20 years since those early, painful days when I first discovered I was not alone, my life has completely changed. That person I was all those years ago is not who I am now. But I still remain an addict. It is who and what I am.

Confessions of a College Food Addict

Emily Bennington | Posted 12.10.2011 | College
Emily Bennington

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.

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.