How Do You Overcome Fast Food Addiction?
Fast food addiction is a controversial subject. Some researchers believe that the fats and salts in fast food release the same pleasure chemicals in the brain as heroin does. Others believe that fast food is not addictive, and that the overeating thereof is a psychological problem. Either way, I know from experience that the cravings for fast food can feel exactly like an addiction. In this article I outline the steps I took to overcome my unhealthy cravings. Make a decision to eat healthier. Write down your decisions and list the reasons why you don’t want to eat fast food anymore. Maybe it costs too much money; maybe it makes you feel sluggish; and of course, it makes you gain weight and puts you at risk for heart disease. Set a goal for yourself to cut back on your consumption of fast food. Then, follow the next steps to put your plan into action. Go through last month’s bank statement and add up all the money you spent on fast food. This will give you an idea of how much you really