Showing posts with the label food addiction

Can a Love of Food Actually be an Addiction?

For many years, someone who really loved their food was just that: a hearty eater. In recent times, however, more and more emphasis has been placed on the idea of food addiction. Is enjoying your Kraft or McDonalds just that, something to be enjoyed? Or is it something more? Let’s take a closer look and explore what can be quite a contentious issue. Is food addiction legitimate? The general consensus in 2014 seems to be that yes, food addiction is a genuine condition. There are legitimate food addiction anonymous bodies currently in operation , and thousands of people have attested to feeling out of control with regards to their eating habits. A number of different symptoms are associated with the debilitating condition, including: Food cravings straight after eating If you continually feel a craving to eat despite having just done so, then the desire is coming from somewhere other than the body's natural need to eat when hungry. Rather than focusing