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11 Signs That You May Be Experiencing Processed Food Addiction

Issue No. 24 | Brought to you by the Addiction Reset Community – ARC
Unlocking the secrets of processed food addiction and guiding you to find freedom from food and weight obsession.

The severity of processed food addiction is often underplayed with the use of phrases like “over-eating”, “emotional eating”, “sweet tooth” or “stress eating”. Framing the problem properly can be the first step to finding solutions.

 

Research shows that the same signs are present in processed food addiction, that are present in alcohol and drug addiction. 

 

Modelled on the American Psychiatric Association’s criteria for substance addiction, here are 11 signs that you can use to self-assess for processed food addiction:

  1. You’ve eaten despite not intending to
  2. You’ve tried to cut back and have failed
  3. You spend a lot of time thinking about, planning, getting, eating and recovering from processed foods
  4. You crave...
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