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Food Addiction

MERRY-GO-ROUND OF MISERY A BLOG ARTICLE ABOUT BAD HABITS… There you are suddenly realising something that has been your escapism, your fantasy resort, your avoidance from reality and all of its hardship is needing to be amputated from your life. Maybe you knew intellectually for months or even years that this habit was breaking you …
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‘Food addiction’ may be fuelling obesity crisis ….

Daily mail published an article yesterday highlighting the relevance of Food Addiction as a potential underlying problem to the growing rates of obesity. Experts compare the disorder to individuals who compulsively gamble or steal. Food addiction is still not recognised as a diagnosable conditions, however this article mentions that Psychiatrists around the country are changing …
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American Psychological Association promotes Psychological work for Obesity

‘Obesity is one of the nation’s fastest-growing and most troubling health problems. Unless you act to address the emotions behind why you overeat, you could be facing long-term problems.’ http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/obesity.aspx This article highlights the importance of Psychological interventions for Obesity, stating that most Obese cases have underlying unresolved emotional issues which are fueling their unhealthy …
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The obesity crisis in the west and food addiction

A recent BBC news article reported that the average person in Britain is now 19 kgs heavier than 50 years ago. Contrary to popular belief, we as a race have not become greedier or less active in recent years. But one thing that has changed is the food we eat, and, more specifically, the sheer …
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