Food Addiction and its Causes
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Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy
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Food Addiction and its Causes

Akhila Reddy Vellanki*
Department of Biotechnology, A.V College, Osmania University, Telangana, India
*Corresponding Author: Akhila Reddy Vellanki, Department of Biotechnology, A.V College, Osmania University, Telangana, India

Received Date: Nov 05, 2020 / Accepted Date: Nov 12, 2020 / Published Date: Nov 19, 2020


Food is basic to human endurance and is a significant part of our wellbeing, notwithstanding a method for delight and satisfaction. Food not just gives required food, it additionally adds a delight factor through different tastes, smells, surfaces, and so forth In any case, for some people, food dependence can become as genuine as medications are to a substance victimizer.

For people experiencing a dependence on food, exceptionally acceptable nourishments (which are regularly wealthy in fat, sugar, or potentially salt) trigger compound responses in the mind that instigate sentiments of delight and fulfilment. This response has been disclosed as equivalent to a junkie's reaction to their substance of decision, as it enacts a similar mind reward focus.

Food addicts become subordinate upon the "great" sentiments that are acquired from devouring certain nourishments, which frequently sustains a proceeded with need to eat, in any event, when not ravenous. These practices create an endless loop. As the food fanatic keeps on glutting upon nourishments that initiate pleasurable emotions, they frequently indulge and eat past what is needed for satiety and ordinary sustenance.

This can prompt a few physicals, passionate, and social results, for example, stomach related problems, coronary illness, corpulence, low-confidence, gloom, and detachment. A food fiend will regularly reconnect in these dangerous practices, even in the midst of undesired outcomes, because of the requirement for actuated sentiments of joy.

Due to the savage pattern of food fixation and the unfavorable outcomes related with this conduct, it is pivotal that expert assistance is looked for. On the off chance that you or a friend or family member has been battling with a dependence on food, consider the conceivable outcomes of a day to day existence liberated from this weight. You can discover harmony from a dependence on food by looking for the suitable consideration and help you need.


Food dependence is likely the finish of a few figures that interaction the general reason for this problem. A man or lady may build up a dependence because of organic, mental, or social reasons. Organic causes that may impact the movement of this dietary problem may incorporate hormonal irregular characteristics, anomalies in different cerebrum structures, results from the utilization of specific prescriptions, or having relatives with this kind of enslavement issues.

It likewise may likewise be the consequence of mental elements. Components remembered for this class may incorporate passionate or sexual maltreatment, being a casualty or overcomer of an awful accident, having a powerlessness to steadily adapt to negative circumstances, constant low-confidence, or encountering pain or misfortune.

Mental factors, for example, these can impact a person to utilize food as a way of dealing with stress to soothe the difficult feelings that may have come about. In conclusion, there are social ramifications that might be associated with food habit, including elements, for example, aggravations in family work, pressure from companions or society, social separation, youngster misuse, absence of social help, and distressing life functions.

A dependence on food can likewise be related with other co-happening problems, for example, dietary issues or substance misuse. Since food fixation is a complex emotional wellness issue that can have genuine entanglements whenever left untreated, it is energetically prescribed that expert assistance be looked to successfully mend from this problem.

Citation: Vellanki AR (2020) Food Addiction and its Causes. J Addict Res Ther 11:411.

Copyright: © 2020 Vellanki. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.