Food addiction

Food is one of the basic needs of a living organism. People however, sometimes become addicted to comfort eating, so what is behind this addiction? Regular over-eating basically as addictive as gambling, alcoholism, smoking, and other types of addictive behavior. But food, unlike drugs, alcohol, gambling, and everything else, is more available and much more socially acceptable. Human with a hamburger or a cheese will not concern anyone. During the intake of food, the human organism launches hormones (dopamine) responsible for feelings of joy and satisfaction, it makes you feel calm and safe. Food is a friend! Food most often has a substitute role, replaces something, fills some empty space,… Read More

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