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Food Addiction Myths

I recently read an article on food addiction that got my blood boiling. The article quoted Tim Noakes, a South African Sports Medicine professor stating that needing food fewer than every 12-24 hours means you are a food addict. Wait. What??? To me, this is like telling someone that although the gas tank in their […]

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Signs Your Overeating May Be Food Addiction

Food addiction has gotten a lot of attention over the last few years. Some people think that food addiction isn’t a real addiction because we need food to survive, but we see the same brain stimulation with sugar and refined carbohydrates as we see in a cocaine addict. Both substances stimulate the “reward center” in […]

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The Mechanics Of Food Addiction

Food addiction is a term thrown around a lot these days. When it first surfaced years ago, experts began a battle about whether or not food could be classified as addictive. Some believed it could not be addictive because we need it to live. As research ensued, it clearly showed that some foods (high fat […]

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Don’t Fight Your Food Cravings!

Do you struggle with food cravings? How often do you try to talk yourself out of them? Does it work? My guess is no! The more we fight them, the stronger they tend to get. I often use the example of playing tug of war with a dog or battling wills with a teenager. The […]

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What Is Food Addiction?

Many people who struggle with weight management have an underlying emotional connection to food. They diet time and again hoping for weight loss and feeling more hopeless.It isn’t simply a lack of willpower! There are many hidden emotional barriers to this dance in weight loss. If you have struggled with this over and over, you […]

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