August 22nd, 2019 3:59 PM
  • What is Food Addiction?

    What is Food Addiction?

    “I’m addicted to watching football!” “I’m addicted to shopping!” These (and other) pleasure-inducing past-times are sometimes referred to as “addictions” in the sense that they bring joy and excitement to our life, and are things we participate in repeatedly. However, there’s a difference between an activity being pleasurable versus addictive. This difference lies in the

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  • Study evaluating the long-term effects on weight gain in girls

    Study evaluating the long-term effects on weight gain in girls

    Hunger, J. M. & Tomiyama, A. J. JAMA Pediatr, April 2014. A recent study evaluated the long-term effects on weight gain in girls who were told that they were “too fat” at age 10 by their father, mother, brother, sister, best girlfriend, boy they like best, any other girl, any other boy, or teacher. These

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