‘food addiction’

Binge Eating On Friday Night: At Least I Am Not Alone

By Darla Breckenridge on 05/16/2011

In discussions with women who come to Vermont’s Green Mountain at Fox Run, I frequently hear stories about the out-of-control urge binge eaters sometimes have to prepare for binges as the end of the week approaches. The excitement, the planning, the shopping around for just the right foods.  And then wishing they weren’t dealing with  food addiction. A frequently-heard comment: […] Read more »

Mom & Food Choices

By Robyn Priebe on 05/04/2011

With Mother's Day coming up, I find it ironic that I'm working on my latest class in our Food Addiction Series, titled – "Food Addiction: Can I Blame My Mom For This?" Obviously this is a tongue-in-cheek title for this class, which focuses on the various causes of addictive patterns with food, one of which are changes that happen to […] Read more »

Is Food Addiction Real? If So, Is it Permanent?

By Marsha Hudnall on 04/15/2011

A study released last week created a bit of a stir in the world of eating and weight. It showed that women, regardless of size, i.e., both thin and obese, who scored higher on a food addiction questionnaire, showed increased brain activity in anticipation of and when actually receiving a chocolate milkshake. It was similar to brain activity in persons […] Read more »

Exploring Food Addiction: Is It Real?

By Robyn Priebe on 03/16/2011

Do you think you may struggle with food addiction?  It's so common for us to hear people express this concern when talking about the challenging relationship we may have with food (or certain foods).  The common culprits are high sugar foods, refined starches, and in particular a combination of refined carbohydrates and fat seems to kick off an addictive cycle […] Read more »

Making Peace with Food

By Robyn Priebe on 09/01/2010

Last week I posted on food addiction.  My suggestion was to attempt to find ways to eat certain foods in moderation before writing them off completely.  As I wrote last week: "I encourage people to play around with combinations first before throwing in the towel and assuming you can’t eat something because they are addicted to it.  Why bother to figure […] Read more »

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