Refined food addiction: a classic substance use disorder.

@article{Ifland2009RefinedFA,
  title={Refined food addiction: a classic substance use disorder.},
  author={Joan Rewbridge Ifland and Harry G. Preuss and Marianne T. Marcus and Kathleen M. Rourke and Wendell C Taylor and Keith E Burau and William Solomon Jacobs and William Kadish and Gloria Manso},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={
          518-26
        }
}
Overeating in industrial societies is a significant problem, linked to an increasing incidence of overweight and obesity, and the resultant adverse health consequences. We advance the hypothesis that a possible explanation for overeating is that processed foods with high concentrations of sugar and other refined sweeteners, refined carbohydrates, fat, salt, and caffeine are addictive substances. Therefore, many people lose control over their ability to regulate their consumption of such foods… CONTINUE READING
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