After years of believing overeating is simply a matter of will, or rather lack their of, scientists are now discovering that food addiction, much like addiction to illicit drugs, is caused by a change in brain chemistry. Experts at Yale University are among a community of researchers exploring the science of food addiction and debunking […]
A number of community gardens are popping up in urban communities across the nation in response to a lack of access to full-service grocery stores and healthy fresh foods. For residents of these food deserts, the prospect of healthy, fresh food comes at a critical juncture where rates of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases run […]
SEE MORE IN OUR SPECIAL REPORT, “THE BIG ISSUE: ADDICTED TO FOOD” Also in THE BIG ISSUE: The Big Issue: Blacks Aren’t Immune To Food Addiction (hosted by Mara Sciavocampo] [VIDEO] The Urban Fresh Food Fight Goes National America’s Worst 9 Urban Food Deserts Top 7 Addicting Foods QUIZ: Are You A Food Addict?
TheGrio and NewsOne have teamed up to launch a new multimedia series called THE BIG ISSUE. Our first installment is this special report, “Addicted To Food.” On TheGrio: The Big Issue: Blacks Aren’t Immune To Food Addiction (hosted by Mara Sciavocampo] [VIDEO] The Urban Fresh Food Fight Goes National Map: Obesity by state vs fast […]
Studies show that some foods are inherently more addictive than others, producing narcotic-like reactions in our brains which often overcome our will power. In most cases a combination of fats, sugars as well as other addictive chemicals like caffeine trigger feelings of pleasure and well being, which we seek in time of anxiety and stress. […]
To answer this question, ask yourself the following questions and answer them as honestly as you can: SEE MORE IN OUR SPECIAL REPORT, “THE BIG ISSUE: ADDICTED TO FOOD” 1 Have you ever wanted to stop eating and found you just couldn’t? 2 Do you think about food or your weight constantly? 3 Do you […]
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