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UNDERSTANDING FOOD ADDICTION: A SCIENCE BASED APPROACH

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East Greenbush Community Library

10 Community Way

Meeting Room B

East Greenbush, NY 12061

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The concept of food addiction has received increasing attention, with research describing shared mechanisms with substance abuse. During this talk, we'll look at some of the available research and controversy behind food addiction (or processed food addiction), discuss the overlap with eating and weight concerns, and talk through practical strategies that can modify the trajectory of eating habits.

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-Biological mechanisms of food addiction
-Personal, Social & Environmental Influences
-The relationship of Stress to Food Addiction
-Overlap with obesity, binge eating disorder and other health conditions
-Resources for additional information

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East Greenbush Community Library

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