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QUOTES ON HOW TO VIEW AND TREAT FOOD ADDICTION

Food addiction is a real thing. Find out which eats are the worst triggers, plus how to overcome the temptation.

Written by: Amy Roberts

See more at: http://www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/what-to-eat/9-most-dangerously-addictive-junk-foods#sthash.yfsiuOHr.dpuf

The science of food addiction is very real, if so far understudied. What we do know is that some people’s brains chemically react to certain foods in the same way a crack addict’s lights up when he, er, lights up. “It’s been demonstrated that the reward centers of the brain get activated in response to the anticipation of eating a highly rewarding food,” says Jenny Arussi, MS, RD, an expert in unhealthy eating habits and founder of Change My Eating in LA. ...


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HMR Plan 2nd Best Diet for Weight Loss

The Health Management Resources (HMR) plan grabbed the second-place spot for weight loss. New to the rankings, HMR combines simple diet programs along with lifestyle education, coaching, and medical support to assist with weight loss.

Jennifer Arussi, a Los Angeles dietitian specializing in weight loss, reviewed the report but was not involved in the rankings.

She sees the pluses of some of the highly ranked plans. "What makes Weight Watchers and HMR such an effective approach is the accountability," she says, such as weigh-ins and showing up for meetings. Research has suggested that that accountability, with such activities as a group and one-on-one meetings, is what helps people lose weight and keep it off, she says.

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