19: What is Food Addiction: Causes, Symptoms a Treatment

Do you feel guilty or ashamed after you eat some foods? Do you hide what you eat or how much you eat from people? Do you ever stuff yourself till you’re full, and then keep eating?If you said yes to any of these questions, you, or someone you know, might be suffering from food addiction.On this podcast, I document my own struggle with food addiction, and how I try to cope with it on a daily basis.What’s food addiction?It’s an addiction to junk food that’s as strong as drug addiction and as damaging, if not more damaging.Like any addiction, a food addiction can kill you prematurely, by causing obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol and a range of lifestyle disorders…and if it doesn’t kill you, it makes you miserable, by taking from you slowly till you’re left a shell of your former self.Guest: Naini Setalvad, Obesity, Lifestyle a Nutrition ConsultantHost and Producer: Vishnu GopinathEditor: Shelly Walia

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