Eight Surprising Parallels Between Food and Drug Addictions

Food may be just as addictive as drugs or alcohol

 Psychology Today

Here I will just list them. Would you agree with this list? For more, check Psychology Today website.

#1 Effect on the Brain’s Reward System
#2 Intense Cravings
#3 Tolerance and Withdrawal
#4 Denial
#5 Repeated Attempts to Quit Unsuccessfully
#6 Stigma
#7 Continuing the Behavior in Spite of Negative Consequences
#8 Prevalence of Co-Occurring Disorders

For more, I can recommend this interview with Nora Volkow.


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