Coke Again

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Drinking, throughout the day, anything but water is a subset of grazing. Excessive eating or drinking is as much an addiction as snorting cocaine or gambling.

More About BFRBs

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As it turns out, food addiction appears to be not so much a substance addiction as was previously thought. It’s more about sensation than chemistry. Or is it?

Food Addiction vs. Eating Addiction

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Those who want to lose weight would have to shed old eating habits. Eating is a behavior, and behavioral addictions are amenable to behavioral therapy.

What British People Debate in Pubs

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Rather than merely dispensing nutrition advice, we need to teach how to cope with life challenges and encourage change in overweight people’s behavior.

Ain’t Nobody Happy

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When given the wrong kind of sustenance, the digestive system, and mainly, the trillions of inhabitants of the large intestine, will take revenge.

Dr. Pretlow Speaks at ICBA 2017

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Dr. Pretlow gave an oral presentation in Haifa, Israel, at the 4th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions, on a pilot study of obesity treatment.

Obesity and the Legendary Philosopher’s Stone

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The seven healthful habits to help maintain sustainable weight loss include patience, sacrifice, realistic planning, lifestyle change, diet, exercise, and accountability.

Tolerance, Obesity and Co-Morbidities

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Several international bodies combined their data to estimate the proportions of the obesity epidemic 15 years down the line, and the results are dismal.

Other Therapies Related to Obesity Prevention

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Behavioral activation and rational emotive behavioral therapy have been found useful in treating eating disorders and addictions.

How to Help Kids and Pets

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Eliminating problem foods and between-meal snacking, as well as decreasing portion sizes, can help prevent obesity in both kids and pets.

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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