Food Addiction

Why Diet Plans Don't Work

Dain Wallis | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

We are impatient by nature which is why a full-throttle diet overhaul seems like a great choice. People always want the quick and easy. Unfortunately, we are not wired to support such a plan. For this reason, when it comes to sustainable weight loss, a behaviour-based diet and lifestyle plan makes the most sense. How?

Is Food Addiction Real?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

As the obesity crisis continues to spread around the world, nutrition scientists keep looking for answers why millions of people eat more than they should. One possible explanation, some have suggested, is food addiction, an inability to stop eating, even when it makes us sick.

Is Food Addiction Real?

Theresa Albert | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada
Theresa Albert

Will there ever be any consensus on food addiction? Some people believe that overeating is just a lack of personal willpower and others think there is...

Emotional Overeating Part 2: How to Tell if You're Doing it

Marcia Sirota | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

2012-09-06-bookcover.jpg So, how do you know that you have disordered eating? What differentiates a mild or moderate over-eater from a more serious one is related to two fundamental factors: the degree to which you've been wounded emotionally, and the degree to which food has become the solution to your emotional needs.

Food Addiction: What Are We Searching For?

Melissa Ramos | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada
Melissa Ramos

From heartbreak to frustrations, many of us run to food to fill a void or feed our anger so much so that North America is facing an obesity epidemic -- an addiction to food in its own right. Maybe we can find love and comfort with whole foods.