A Closer Look at the Complexities of Food Addiction


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A Closer Look at the Complexities of Food Addiction
Name: Nour
Student number: 994619640
The rise of obesity has sparked interest in the relationship between nutrition, food-intake, and North America’s expanding waistlines. Conventional views of disordered eating include anorexia and bulimia but neglect to fully address the opposite end of the spectrum: food addiction. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), rates of obesity have climbed to “epidemic proportions” and the consequences create an urgency to study food addiction as an eating disorder. PubMED queries of “food addiction”, “compulsive overeating”, “obesity sociology psychology”, and “obesity epidemic” led to numerous peer-reviewed articles on the topic. Much of...
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