This is not really a question about food addiction but I will add my two cents worth.
At 5'6'', your weight at 142 lbs is entirely normal - you are already at your ideal body weight. Your caloric intact is probably too low for your age and activity level. I am assuming that you have gained weight because of puberty and I think eating...
The school lunch that you are eating is the best way to GAIN weight. All of these foods (which should not be in school cafeterias!) are very unhealthy and contribute to poor health as well as weight gain.
Not only that - but these foods are manufactured so that you will want to eat more and more of them - they are made to be addictive. Even if ...
Your description of yourself - trying hard not to eat chocolate and sweets and always caving in after two weeks of resisting; your attempt to eat these foods only once a week - sound very much to me like you may be addicted to these foods.
See if these questions apply to you:
1. Have you ever wanted to stop eating and found you just couldn’t?
You should see your GP to rule out if you are bulimic.
If you really are a food addict, neither your GP or your nutritionist will be of much help, since they do not know about this condition.
Check out the Food Addicts Anonymous groups (google or look under my resources tab in addictionsunplugged.com) to find them. They can help you with a good...
Your GP may not know much about food addiction but he or she can help you if you are bulimic.
I suggest that you read as much as you can from my website. Then google food addiction anonymous - there may be a meeting near you. You can find people there who can help you with a diet that will help cut those cravings.
I can see that you are very frustrated – for good reason. Did you know that exercising is not necessarily the best way to loose weight or keep it off? You are doing what so many people have done and most have had the same sad result – no weight loss. Sometimes, they have even gained more weight. Please know that exercise is not the main contribu...
Wow! The symptoms that you are describing sound exactly like a hypoglycaemic episode. Feeling faint, agitated, palpitations, HUNGRY, restless? Having these symtoms does not mean a person is a diabetic, but it does show that his or her blood sugars are not within a normal 'safe' range at that time. Anyone who eats too much sugar will get these sympto...
I have never heard of lime or lime juice killing the nutritional value of food. It can only enhance your food. Lime juice is probably much better than most of the salad dressings which have often have hidden sugars in them.
Your strategy to eat salad is a great way to fill up. Another way to fill up before a meal is by drinking water.
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