Food Addiction, Food Allergies and Weight Gain
Debra Cornelius, Yahoo! Contributor Network
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Food addiction is a disorder, compulsion, and excessive craving for and consumption of food. Uncontrollable cravings for large amounts of food, often even though feelings of fullness and physical discomfort are experienced is a sign of food addiction. Alcoholism and drug abuse has long been accepted as an addiction. It is only recently that there has been an understanding and acceptance that individuals may be addicted to food in the same way.