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Unraveling The Riddle of Anorexia

By Maddy Demberg

It's time to change the way we talk about anorexia and eating disorders MORE  

Coping with Food Addiction Through the Holiday Season

By Emily Wade Will

Four food addicts—with 103 years of combined abstinence—share their strategies for staying healthy through holiday feasts MORE  

Can Food Be Physically Addictive?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about cutting out addictive foods, like sugar and white flour. MORE  

Is Food Addiction Harder to Kick Than Drugs?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says food addiction is tougher to beat, but it's possible. MORE  

Weight-Loss Surgery's Weird Alcoholism Risk

By Raphael Rosen

Gastric bypass surgery shrinks your stomach and breaks your addiction to food. You should be healthier and happier. So why are patients getting hooked on booze? MORE  

Debunking the Myth of the "Normie"

By The Fix staff

Booze, food, drugs, the internet: Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says we're all addicted to something. MORE  

Why Food Addiction Is Deadlier Than Drinking

By John Kiernan

Overeating is often seen as a trifling addiction to addicts. Our author—who's both a food addict and an alcoholic—isn't quite so sure. MORE  

The Hungry Housewife Who Founded Overeaters Anonymous

By Will Godfrey

Half a century ago, a housewife named Rozanne S. launched Overeaters Anonymous in her dining room, building it into a huge movement worldwide. Now 81 and battling cancer, she recalls the highs, lows and bitter controversies along the way. MORE  

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