Stress is often associated with a temporary loss of appetite, but chronic stress can actually be tied with an increase of appetite and weight gain. A study by Dr. Elissa Epel found that often the activity that relieves stress becomes eating, and since with depression your neuro-endocrine system does not work properly it sends a hormonal signal which makes you feel hungry.
There’s cigarette and alcohol addiction, and now researchers have found some people may in fact have junk-food addiction. Scientists believe consuming a lot of highly processed foods with high sugar and fat content may change the brain’s response to satiety that makes people continue to want more and more even when they are not hungry. As with any other addiction, they can’t get enough. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed rats given
There are so many things that we believe we need. We hang on to hollow pleasures to soothe our empty soul. But those pleasures chain us. Freedom comes from letting go of those pleasures. Are you willing?