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Fast food addiction

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

I keep reading about this idea of being addicted to fast food. Guess I just don't understand it because fast food has never been a big part of my life. When my daughter was a kid we did KFC once a week because of lessons. We didn't even have to order, just showed up and our food was ready. But other than that it's rarely part of my life. So as I read things here about it, it's as strange to me as being addicted to any other substance.
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  • GEAN8
    Well ..I used to live in a large city..and everyone just grabs fast food when tired or stressed or if company pops over..sort of cultural city I live in the middle of the one delivers fast food places you have
    1693 days ago
    People who say they're addicted to fast food don't know what addiction feels like. No one ever went into convulsions from denying himself a Big Mac.
    1816 days ago
    I got addicted to Taco Bell. I still struggle to pass one up. The nearest one is 45 minutes away, and if I get near it, I go.
    I don't even think of it as food - just an edible product - yet I crave it.

    I've eaten completely clean for over two weeks solid and it's easy for me to do - because I don't live near a Taco Bell.
    1822 days ago
  • KIRALY31
    This and I can't believe the soda addiction. I feel so sorry for people who have gotten addicted to these things. I believe it's genuinely as hard to give up as drugs or alcohol for them. For what? I talk about this all the time with my family.
    1823 days ago
    it's not ok. It doesn't advance a healthy lifestyle at all.
    1830 days ago
    I'm not addicted to fast food, but I'll indulge once in a great while. What I don't get is people who eat it every single day, knowing full well it doesn't coincide with a healthy lifestyle. They think it's ok as long as it fits in their range, but i
    1830 days ago
    Btw - did you read today's article about fake foods? You will be horrified by what's in "chicken" nuggets. Ick!
    1830 days ago
    I'm not a fan of fast food. Sometimes I want a burger or whatever, but my man and I just can't have it all the time. Our bodies deserve better.
    1830 days ago
    There is a big movement underway to get back to eating natural foods with ingredients you can pronounce! But the convenience of fast food wins for some people, and it has the fats, sugars, and additives that trigger pleasure centers in the brain.
    1830 days ago
    The food industry's way of keeping people eating the processed junk they produce. I am sure there are many articles about what is put into food that affects body chemistry, satiety, and hunger. Probably many people here can also confess their addiction to processed food, especially to HFCS and like products. What's this world coming to??
    1830 days ago
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