Would you really start a weight loss diet if you knew it would actually contribute to MORE weight gain, and increase your risk of binge eating? This short video shows how dieting creates bigger problems with your health and mind.
by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD
There has been a lot of media attention on food addiction research. Scientists are curious about this possibility because the brain region (and neurochemicals) involved with substance abuse, are also implicated in overeating. But there are a lot of reasons, other than addiction, that can explain the rewarding aspect of eating.