‘sugar addiction’

Am I Addicted to Food?

By Robyn Priebe on 03/26/2014

Before You Label Yourself As A Food Addict At Green Mountain, it’s very common for me to hear women state that they are addicted to food, and more specifically, sugar. “I just can’t eat sugar. Once I start eating I just cannot stop.”  “If I don’t eat sugar, I don’t seem to crave it much, but once I start eating it the […] Read more »

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Is Sugar Making You Hungrier?

By Robyn Priebe on 02/19/2014

Do You Need To Reduce Your Intake Of Sugar? When you’re looking to manage type 2 diabetes, achieve healthy weight loss, or manage polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), you may have a goal of reducing added sugars. Additionally, if you are trying to manage what feels like food addiction, one thing to think about is that added sugars can fuel the […] Read more »

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Food Addiction: Oreos Vs. Cocaine

By Robyn Priebe on 10/23/2013

Leading up to our 3-day workshop, “Breaking Through Food Addiction,” we will be running several posts on the topic. Today, our dietitian Robyn Priebe offers her take on the recent study of Oreo cookies vs. cocaine. Oh, to be a rat in a food addiction lab. Your days would be filled with Oreo cookies, cocaine, running mazes, binge eating, and […] Read more »

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Have Your Carrot Cake and Experiment with It, Too

By Robyn Priebe on 05/08/2013

This morning, in a discussion about books on sugar addiction, I remembered David Kessler’s book, The End of Overeating, which has a lovely picture of carrot cake on the cover.  This also reminded me that many of you have been asking for our carrot cake recipe. With sugar addiction or food addiction one might think they cannot have cake; however, research on […] Read more »

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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 »

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