What is food addiction?

Food addiction is a disease that causes someone to lose control of being able to stop eating some kinds of food, according to the Food Addiction InstituteOff Site Icon (FAI).

With food addiction, the body develops chemical dependencies on certain foods, which causes them to overeat these foods, even if they logically know it will have negative consequences, according to the FAI.

For more information about what food addiction is, talk with your doctor.

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