A Short Review on ‘Food Addiction’

  • Shreya Bhardwaj Uttaranchal University , Dehradun,India
Keywords: Food addiction, Ambivalency, Food craving, Emerging state


“Food addiction” has now become field of research  for scientist  striving  to explain various  operations and/or behaviors contributing  towards the increasing obesity. Ambivalency  related to different foods like chocolate arouses which is highly palatable but must  be eaten with control. Attempting  to regulate its intake, however,it makes it more desirable for chocolate to become more striking , This experience is than  categorized  as a craving .Although many  researchers has  discussed   on “food addiction” is in its emerging stage, it has potentially many  important suggestions for   prevention and treatment  strategies. This is to be anticipated , as addictive drugs always spout into the same type of  processes & systems  evolving  to stimulate & control compatile behaviours,that includes eating.Analysing  food addiction symptoms in nascent stage  may help  in reducing the probability that neurotic  food consumption patterns end up with obesity & weight gain . Methodological considerations are discussed.This mini review is based on the recent studies on Food addiction and its relation with Food craving & obesity.


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Bhardwaj S. A Short Review on ‘Food Addiction’. FASJ [Internet]. 2020Dec.29 [cited 2021Jun.18];2(01):20-4. Available from: https://fasj.org/index.php/fasj/article/view/58
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