Help! Could I Have a Food Addiction?

While food is an important part of life, our food habits can sometimes be unhealthy (like eating at night!). Food is a source of nourishment and pleasure but sometimes eating can move past a pleasurable part of life and move into addiction territory. Is Food Addiction Real? Evidence suggests that food addiction is very real, especially when we’re talking about processed, sugary, and salty foods. These foods are considered highly palatable, meaning that they please the palate and the brain. Food, especially these highly palatable foods, stimulate the reward center…