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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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The Real Solution For Food Addiction

In a recent Huffington Post article, Johann Hari relays research about addiction that I have known for some time. I’m glad the research is finally catching up! Addiction is about disconnection. The article is discussing alcohol and drugs, but I believe food is no different. When we don’t have our basic needs met (safety, food, […]

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Bariatric Surgery And Food Addiction

Over the last few years, I have worked with many bariatric surgery patients. One thing they have all had in common is food addiction. If I work with a client prior to surgery, I have noticed that the intensity they feel around food addiction dramatically reduces. If the compulsive urge arises, they are able to […]

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