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Help me to Stop Eating. For people who have suffered for years with being overweight, or obese, there may be an additional explanation as to why they find themselves on the constant diet treadmill. It’s possible that they do not suffer from a ‘lack of willpower’ or are ‘lazy’. Rather they are potentially suffering with ‘Food Addiction’.

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Certain experts agree that food dependency, or addiction, could be a major factor for those suffering with obesity. Those of normal weight may not be exempt either; they could also be affected in the same way. However, scientists think that those who are addicted, but not overweight, may be genetically programmed to better handle the extra calories they consume.

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Food, like Cocaine and Heroin

In a similar way to cocaine, heroin and other addictive substances, foods that are high in carbohydrates and sugars trigger the release of positive feel-good chemicals in the brain, similar to dopamine. Just like those using drugs, after a person has experienced the highly pleasurable feeling of consuming the energy-dense foods, the brain starts to crave more. As a result, the person can rapidly become addicted.

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Many people experience similar cravings to those of a drug addict, when consuming ‘junk food’. It appears that it is well adapted to triggering identical reward pathways in the brain, leading to a full-blown addiction developing. Take a look at our Start Today Page.

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Food sensitivity resistance.

It is now believed that in the same way as a drug user, over a period of time, develops a resistance to their drug of choice, needing more and more to achieve the high. The overweight person maybe experiencing a similar sensation. This may develop into full blown Insulin resistance followed by diabetes.

Reduced Dopamine Levels

All addictions are believed to develop from a reduced level of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine, of course, is associated with heightened feelings of pleasure. It is well known that when you consume a sugar-loaded food you will trigger a desired spike in dopamine production, resulting in a reduction of day-to-day stress.

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Also, the addiction will ‘deepen’ and become more entrenched over time. So, the food addict will gradually need more and more of their chosen foods to achieve the same level of ‘pleasure’ sensation as when they first started.

Are all foods addictive?

Are all foods addictive? Well, there is no clear answer. We do know, however, that ‘sugar heavy’ foods are hyper-addictive. As an example, the natural brain chemical ‘enkephalin’ is heightened when chocolate is consumed. Enkephalin triggers opioid receptors similar to those triggered by heroin and morphine use. Therefore, after chocolate is consumed, it leads the brain to desire more, resulting in addiction. This, of course, may explain why people find it hard to only eat one square of chocolate. From Wikipedia.

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While experts agree that some foods are more readily addictive, it is also likely that the opposite is true of a range of other foods. Cucumber and Broccoli are just two examples of a number of non-addictive foods. Realistically, have you ever seen anyone “binge” on a head of broccoli, for instance…?

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Hunger is not from the Stomach

Hunger is not a sensation that we experience after receiving signals from the stomach. Rather it is triggered in the brain by hormones such as ghrelin and leptin. Most people eat because they are sad, lonely, tired, depressed, or for some other psychological/emotional reason. Often individuals don’t actually know exactly why they are eating.

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Chocolate Cake and Ice Cream

So, imagine a person has just had a massive two course meal, and had to undo the belt around their stomach. Then someone asks: “Would you like a Chocolate Cake and Ice Cream Desert?” and they reply: “Of Course! In fact I’ll have two”. In reality, it is the ‘piqued’ dopamine levels in the brain that are responsible for answering the question.

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So, the possibly good news for those who are overweight is that it is not just down to them being lazy, or having zero willpower, they have an ‘addictive gene’ that is controlling their behaviour around food. The other good news is that with a little effort, their level of ‘addictiveness’ can be harnessed, and they can take back control.

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Control the Craving

A ‘food addiction’ is described as the elevated craving of certain foods, even after eating a large meal. And occasionally, when the craving is not satisfied, an addict will start to develop feelings of depression, or other stress-associated sensations. Food addicts, just like drug addicts, find themselves permanently thinking about their foods of choice.

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Many failed dieters have reported calling in the garage on the way home from work to stock up on chocolate bars. Then they park up and consume their purchases before going home, and afterwards, to hide their embarrassment, they dispose of the wrappers.

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Food Addicts and Alcoholics

The similarities between food addicts and alcoholics are unquestionable. In the same way that alcoholics hide bottles of booze around the house, dieters do the same thing with chocolate, and the wrappers. Sometimes they will even convince themselves that if no one knows, it will not have an effect on their weight.

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According to The Food Addiction Institute, it is possible to overcome, even reverse food addiction. Like other addictions, the condition may not be “cured” with a single course of treatment. But treatment can help to bring the condition into remission and can help you to repair any psychological, social, and economic damage.

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Are You Addicted to Food

If you have a food addiction, it’s important to know the right way to go about reversing or getting over that addiction. First, you need to identify the triggers for your addictive behaviour and make sure you avoid them. Be aware that these can appear to be as innocent and simple as driving home a certain way from work that you know will take you past your favourite chocolate stop. Maybe you make sure that you have some time alone at home when you can indulge your habit.

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Secondly, you should aim to convert over as much as possible to a more healthy diet by eating plenty of fresh, fiber-rich vegetables and lean protein. Not only are these foods non-addictive, but also they will help you feel fuller and limit the amount of junk food and highly processed food that you can eat.

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Control Your Food Addiction

People who are addicted to food may feel as though they are unable to stop eating and often feel as though their addiction is out of control. It’s possible to overcome an addiction to food, but it takes some time and effort. Many people are at risk of developing an addiction to food. A food addiction makes it difficult to stop eating even when the body doesn’t need more calories, and this can lead to obesity and other health problems. You maybe interested in our new page, Diet Tips That Don’t Work.

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The Top Three Questions

FAQ 1. Can you reverse food addiction?

Yes food addiction can be reversed. It will require patience and effort. You should consider following a CBT-based diet programme.

FAQ 2. How long does it take to reverse the condition?

There really is not a set answer to this question. Factors that determine the situation include how long the addiction has been in place and how severe it is.

FAQ 3. Is food addiction the reason my diets have always failed?

Almost certainly, your body, and your brain have, in effect, been working against you. But if you have just uncovered the truth, then things should rapidly start to turn around for you.

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During the twelve sessions that make up the My Weigh Less Course we will share with you a number of psychology-focused, unique, weight-loss interventions that you can start to use immediately. The medically endorsed treatment is based around 15,000 1:1 clinical hours, working with over a thousand individuals. My Weigh Less delivers a permanent solution. Below we re-confirm three tips for dieters that everyone should be following.

Tip No. 1 – Drink a Glass or Two of Water Before Your Meal!

Reduce Your Calorie Intake by over 20%, with almost with no effort! Research results, published by Harvard Medical showed that people who drank two large glasses of water, just before eating, consumed, on average, around 20% less food than previously. This is possibly as a result of the stretching and fullness sensation in the stomach.

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Tip No. 2 – Eat Your Favourite Foods on the Plate First!

You may not be aware of how important this tip is, but the order in which you eat your food can actually have a big impact on how much you consume! It’s quite common for overweight people to “save the best til last” when eating. In other words they only eat their favourite food right at the end. It’s not so surprising then, that they also tend to eat everything on their plate, regardless of how uncomfortably full they feel. Because, of course, they don’t want to miss out on the “best bit”! However, our advice is to eat your favourite things first. Not only will you enjoy it more, but it’s also much easier to stop when you’ve eaten just the right amount and leave the rest on the plate.

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Tip No. 3 – Eat Slowly and Mindfully!

A growing number of studies have consistently found a correlation between speed of eating and weight, so it is officially accepted now that faster eaters are definitely more likely to become overweight. Studies have also shown that people are much more likely to eat more when their eating is mindless, as opposed to mindful. So, make meal times an occasion by sitting down at a table, with no distractions. Then eat slowly and savour every mouthful. You will naturally eat less food and also find it easier to lose weight as a result!

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A Permanent Solution to Weight Loss

Are you tired of trying an endless list of diets that just don’t work? Are you becoming weary of your efforts, always resulting in you regaining all the lost weight? Has your approach to dieting made you fear social events?

Are you looking for a Medically Endorsed solution; one based on thousands of hours of experience? Do you dream of finding a ‘Permanent Weight Loss’ treatment? Have you searched on Google in the hope of finding a proven programme? Maybe something that doesn’t involve undertaking a restrictive diet, doing lots of exercise, or having invasive surgery… And no need to buy any “Meal Replacement” products!

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Read on the pages of this website how Oxford Therapeutics Limited – ‘My Weigh Less’ is successfully delivering what is Utopia to Dieters. A Medically Endorsed, proven weight loss approach. A programme based on over 15,000 1:1 clinical treatment hours.

You can download a free MP3 introduction to the course right now. No email or credit card details required, just ten minutes of your time. Find out how My Weigh Less can help you reach your weight loss goals and discover long term weight management! Take a look at our new page: Diet by Numbers

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Martin and Marion Shirran, the developers and joint Clinical Directors, appeared on both the Good Morning America and the This Morning Breakfast Show. Kay Lindley, photo below, lost over 105 pounds, and reversed her type 2 diabetes, following her treatment with the Shirrans.

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So go ahead, relax, and take a few minutes to daydream about what it would be like to be slim and healthy. If you were at your target weight? And then imagine if you never had to go on a diet again, or be afraid of food? What if you were able to enjoy every social event? And you also had an abundance of extra energy, and improved self-esteem.

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Welcome to the evidence-based My Weigh Less Master Class. A proven, psychology focused downloadable weight loss treatment, that delivers Permanent Results. It’s also based on over 15,000 1:1 clinical hours treating overweight clients. Sarah Hart, below, lost 140 pounds following her treatment.

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No Diets, Just Psychology

The My Weigh Less treatment is psychology-focused, built around the experience of treating over a thousand clients. The fully downloadable treatment has also been the subject of extensive real person trials. But, as with your considerations regarding any weight loss approach, do take a look at the verified case studies, and their before and after photos on the My Weigh Less Site. And afterwards, if you require additional comfort, visit the Medical Endorsement page.

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The Gold Standard in Non-Surgical Weight Loss

The downloadable My Weigh Less course consists of twelve, one-hour weight loss sessions, with the Shirrans, who have accumulated in excess of 15,000 hours of 1:1 clinical treatment time. In addition to the twelve sessions, clients receive a number of videos, animated presentations, visual aids and hypnosis sessions.

Martin Shirran below was one of first trial candidates.

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The My Weigh Less Course is new and refreshing, incorporating the latest, science-based, behavioural change techniques. It’s also completely based on an approach that has changed the lives of over a thousand people. And now, you can also experience all the benefits, the changes in your life, and your thinking around food from the comfort of your own home. Martin, above, also went on to lose 84 pounds himself.

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Permanent Weight Loss is the Goal

If you want to lose weight permanently, and have looked into different diets, and possibly even surgery, then take a step back, before you decide which approach to adopt. You don’t need to spend any money right now, but just take ten minutes to read the pages of the My Weigh Less website. After all, you have nothing to lose. There’s also more information on Martin and Marion’s Gastric Mind Band website.

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Marion Shirran, is proud to be a registered Stakeholder in NICE – The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. In addition, Marion is registered with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity. She also looks forward to being able to share her vast experience, and help you achieve your weight loss goals.

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Martin and Marion Shirran are Directors of Oxford Therapeutics Limited, which owns the Intellectual Property rights of My Weigh Less product.

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