Food addiction is a dangerous problem that leads to obesity |Addiction of coffee, ice cream, salt and sweets causes harmful diseases
Some people always keep eating something or the other. These people become obese because of their habit of over eating some people are quiet opposite and look very thin. Doctors are saying that both are not good for health. Over indulgence in food is the main problem for food addiction patients. Present life styles are leading to food addiction.
People indulge in eating to get relief from stress. They take coffee, tea, ice creams and snacks which gradually damage the health. Food addiction is the main cause for obesity. Food addiction is also one of the weaknesses like alcoholism, drugs etc. Symptoms of food addiction are always eating food, taking food more than required, eating ice creams, cookies, chocolates, pizzas and burgers to get out of the feeling of loneliness, taking coffee and tea to get relief from work stress etc.
1. Coffee … Drugs: Recently America has released the statistics of people consuming coffee. 90% of the people are taking coffee in exceeding limits. 400 billion cups of coffee is being consumed by world population every day. Coffee provides 75% of caffeine to the body. The caffeine from other food products and vegetables is equal to the caffeine get by drugs. It is easy to get rid of this habit. Take only two or three sips of coffee or tea each time.
2. Sweets … diseases: Recently there was a study abut sweet addiction. Some rats were given sugar water for some days and surprising changes were observed in their behaviour. Immunity system was severely affected by sweets. It is also revealed that learning power and memory also gets decreased. Dental problems, diabetes and obesity are also caused by sweets. Sugar less sweets that do not harm the health are available in the market. Try to change the food habits and exercises also can help in getting out of this addiction.
3. Problems with salt: Professors belonging to Toronto University has done researches on harmful effects of salt. Some rats were given salt water daily for some days there were severe changes in their body. Blood supply system was the most affected. Some people in China drink table salt water to commit suicide. Salt is the main culprit for many diseases. Salt is used in more quantities while preparing chicken, mutton, soups and pickles. So we must be careful while taking these food substances. Doctors are advising to reduce food that contains salt. Special camps are held in hospitals to help people who want to reduce that intake of salt. Junk food also is to be avoided.
Ice cream addiction: Wrong signals are sent to the brain while eating ice creams and other food that contains more fat. Brain receives signals that the food which is being eaten is a good food. Children therefore cry for such foods. This leads to problems in regulating insulin and leptin hormones in the body and causes obesity. Parents should give less quantity of ice cream to the children and gradually stop giving it completely. Make them eat fruits instead of ice creams.