Scientific Sessions

Food Addiction, Weight and Body Image

Food addiction (FA) is loosely outlined as hedonic eating nature involving the eating of extremely edible foods (i.e., foods high in salt, fat, and sugar) in quantities on the far side equilibrium energy necessities. FA shares some common symptomology with alternative pathological consuming disorders, like binge eating disorder. Due to consuming of high amount of salt, fat and sugar the body weight increases. As consuming of sugar increases, the metabolism rate decreases, as the fat content present in body can’t be breaking down (metabolism).As a result of this, it directly affects the body image i.e., Body image involves two major elements such as, a picture of a person’s physical body (including size, shape, and appearance), and a person’s viewpoint toward the physical self (such as thoughts, feelings and beliefs about one’s body).