Are You a Food Addict? The Arguments for and Against Food Addiction Part II

By | June 17th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

“Before you drop that potato chip or chocolate bar and start shaming yourself, let’s have a discussion and truly “weigh” the evidence for and against labeling food as an addiction.” – Dr. Sarah In this post, we will continue the discussion on food addiction. First, let’s have a recap on this topic so that [...]

Video/Audio: Why Blaming “Food Addiction” for “Obesity” is (Scientifically and Ethically) Incorrect

By | April 12th, 2019|Articles, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic|

  This video is an introductory overview of the full 15-minute audio below. The audio-only version is available for the full discussion due to issues with network connections this week.   I recently released another article in my series on the flaws in “obesity science.” Once again, this [...]

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How I Was Bamboozled into Blaming Food for Body Size- The Flaws in the “Food Addiction” Theory & Link to March 2019 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | April 8th, 2019|Articles, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic|

This article is a continuation of last week’s discussion. To get an overview on the problems with blaming obesity on chronic disease and an introduction to this post, please click here. Please Note: I’m not advocating for junk food. I do believe that “food can be medicine” and have many articles on the benefits [...]

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Video: The Problems with Concluding That “Obesity” Causes Diseases and the Theory of Food Addiction

By | April 5th, 2019|Articles, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic|

  In our modern world, “fat” is a bad word. In fact, a global war has been proclaimed to remediate individuals who don’t fit into the current impossible standard of a one size fits all very thin body type. Last week, I released an article and accompanying video stating that although I [...]

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The Flaws in the “Science” on Obesity and an Introduction to Exploring if Food Addiction is Real

By | April 1st, 2019|Articles, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic|

The (Literal) Toxic Effects of the Obsession with Body Weight Last week I discussed the dangerous effects of the current nutritional trends, diet and “wellness” culture messages, and medical approaches that are hyper- focused on shrinking body sizes due the misleading association of “obesity” to chronic diseases. I highlighted how this viewpoint is not [...]

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Brain Health & Food Addiction: February Top Reads Highlighted

By | February 11th, 2011|Naturopathic Medicine|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND I have recently posted the Top Reads of the Month for February. Every month, I compile excerpts from my various on-line journal articles, newsletters, and practitioner blogs. The intention of these excerpts is to keep patients and blog lovers up to date on headlines from some of the top medical [...]

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Are You a Food Addict? The Caveats to Food and Eating Addiction: Part III

By | June 24th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Food. Is it… -guilty or innocent? -good or bad? -addictive? What do you think? Here’s another one… Which of the following aspects make food something that we personify, argue about, and/or feel guilty or superior about? the food itself our eating behavior our (misguided) desires the latest diet trend or food tribe moralizing, demonizing, [...]

Can You Be Addicted to Food?

By | June 10th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

“Focusing on trying to control anything that we can seems quite compelling when we are living in a world where lack of control from the outside seems the norm. This includes managing what and how much we put into our mouths and placing the results neatly into a category of “good” or “bad.” Yet, [...]

Resources for Living a Healthy, Non-Toxic Life for Better Mind-Body Balance: Greener Living with Clean Food, Safe Cosmetics, Chemical-Free Household Products, and Quality Water

By | January 29th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Are you truly living, or striving to live, a healthy life? If so, for what purpose? I believe that being healthy is meant to help one more fully live their values, pursue their passions, and promote better social connections. This means to really be well we must stop narrowly and solely paying attention to [...]

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