Yes. I’m going there. And by there, I mean discussing the pros and cons of seeing and treating food addiction in a similar way to alcohol or drug addiction.
Dr. Pamela Peeke has some strong opinions on the subject and reviews them in her book, “The hunger fix“.
During my rambling monologue about this (oh so sensitive) topic, I mention the DSM V criteria for eating disorders. If you’re interested in reading it, you can do so here.
The web MD website weighs in on this controversy. The article can be found here.
I would love to hear your opinions on this subject! Feel free to contact the on my website contact page.
I welcome suggestions for topics on future episodes as well.