Life Process Program Blog
Articles relating to Food Addiction.
Food Addiction Treatment: The Life Process Program© Approach
When we consider drug addiction and alcoholism, we understand that no one needs to use these substances. But how can someone be addicted to a life essential, like the food we eat? An addiction exists when something fills an...read more
Why It Doesn’t Make Sense To Call Addiction A Disease
We frequently hear from people who say: “I drink too much sometimes, but I don’t think I’m an alcoholic. And I don’t want to stand up and talk about myself in front of a group. Is there any other...read more
The Diseased States of America
Calling addictions diseases is driving us all crazy I usually watch Morning Joe, MSNBC’s early-morning news program, while working out at the Park Slope YMCA. First, I have to confess, I have used my visits to the Y to...read more
Only One Food Has Been Shown to Prevent Dementia
You’re not allowed to know the only food that prevents dementia, sorry. No known agent for preventing dementia, or general cognitive decline, has ever been identified, except for. . . alcohol. Sorry. We’re not allowed to know this — you won’t find it...read more
The Meaning of Addiction: Is Eating Addictive?
That idea that addiction has a “meaning” seems strange — haven’t they discovered “addiction” in a PET scan in a laboratory at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)? It’s either there or it’s not, right? Not actually. Here’s...read more