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Addiction Chemicals and Obesity ?

Food Addiction - Food addiction is a contemporary term used to describe a pathological disorder; the compulsive, excessive craving for and consumption of food. This condition is not only manifested by the abnormal intake of food, but the intake and craving for foods that are, in themselves, harmful to the individual. While society and the medical profession have readily understood alcoholism and drug abuse, it is only in recent years that there is an equal acceptance of the fact that persons may be addicted to food in the same way. When any substance is taken into the body regardless of its potential for harm or in excess of need, that substance is said to be abused. Individuals who abuse substances in such a way are addicts; these persons become physiologically and mentally dependent upon certain substances, in this case food.

One need only ask themselves a few key questions to determine his or her addiction:

Do you eat when you are not hungry or when you feel low or depressed?
Do you eat in secret or eat differently in front of others than when you’re alone?
Do you consume inordinate amounts of food and then purge later with vomiting or laxatives to get rid of the excess? Are there foods that are harmful to you, but you eat them anyway?
Do you feel guilty after eating?

People who are addicted to food tend to display many of the characteristics of addicts and alcoholics. Food addicts develop a physical, mental, emotional craving and chemical addiction to food. The characteristics of food addicts can include:

Being obsessed and/or preoccupied with food.
Having a lack of self-control when it comes to food.
Having a compulsion about food in which eating results in a cycle of bingeing despite negative consequences.
Remembering a sense of pleasure and/or comfort with food and being unable to stop using food to create a sense of pleasure and comfort.
Having a need to eat which results in a physical craving.

Excessive eating/food addiction is the most prevalent eating disorder in our society.
Overeating is the cause of many adverse health consequences

AHH!! BUT WHAT IS A MAJOR CAUSE OF FOOD ADICTION ?

Both the medical research community and food "manufacturers" have known MSG's side effects for decades! Many more studies mentioned in John Erb's book link MSG to Diabetes, Migraines and headaches, Autism, ADHD and even Alzheimer's.

Robert Lustig, a Pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of the University of California in San Francisco, said: "Childhood obesity has become epidemic over the past 30 years... We are in the midst of an unprecedented rise in prevalence and severity of obesity, especially in children... Our current western food environment has become highly insulinogenic, as demonstrated by its increased energy density, high-fat content, high glycemic index, increased fructose composition, decreased fiber, and decreased dairy content."

He said the changes in the food manufacturing process, where in sugars are now added to foods that never used to contain sugar and fibers being removed, have made the food toxic and addictive leading to obesity. He has pointed out that this upsets the balance of two hormones leptin and insulin, which regulate how much we eat. High-sugar, low-fiber diet causes leptin to be suppressed by the effects of insulin leading to decreased activity and increased appetite.

When our family went out to eat, we started asking at the restaurants what menu items contained MSG. Many employees, even the managers, swore they didn't use MSG. But when we ask for the ingredient list, which they grudgingly provided, sure enough, MSG and Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein were everywhere.

Burger King, McDonald's, Wendy's, Taco Bell, every restaurant -- even the sit-down eateries like TGIF, Chili's, Applebee's, and Denny's -- use MSG in abundance. Kentucky Fried Chicken seemed to be the WORST offender: MSG was in every chicken dish, salad dressing and gravy. No wonder I loved to eat that coating on the skin -- their secret spice was MSG!

So why is MSG in so many of the foods we eat? Is it a preservative, or a vitamin?

Not according to my friend John Erb. In his book "The Slow Poisoning of America", he said that MSG is added to food for the addictive effect it has on the human body. "

Am I addicted to food?

To find out, answer the following questions as honestly as you can.
1.Have you ever wanted to stop eating and found you just couldn't?
2.Do you think about food or your weight constantly?
3.Do you find yourself attempting one diet or food plan after another, with no lasting success?
4.Do you binge and then "get rid of the binge" through vomiting, exercise, laxatives, or other forms of purging?
5.Do you eat differently in private than you do in front of other people?
6.Has a doctor or family member ever approached you with concern about your eating habits or weight?
7.Do you eat large quantities of food at one time (binge)?
8.Is your weight problem due to your "nibbling" all day long?
9.Do you eat to escape from your feelings?
10.Do you eat when you're not hungry?
11.Have you ever discarded food, only to retrieve and eat it later?
12.Do you eat in secret?
13.Do you fast or severely restrict your food intake?
14.Have you ever stolen other people's food?
15.Have you ever hidden food to make sure you have "enough"?
16.Do you feel driven to exercise excessively to control your weight?
17.Do you obsessively calculate the calories you've burned against the calories you've eaten?
18.Do you frequently feel guilty or ashamed about what you've eaten?
19.Are you waiting for your life to begin "when you lose the weight"?
20.Do you feel hopeless about your relationship with food?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you may be addicted to yout food.

Your Food Addiction is Great for Business

No mysterious ingredient. The Cadbury's secret is out. Chocolate is drug-like in its effect. Artificial taste explodes in the mouth with crunchy, smooth, sweet flavors, supplying intense pleasure. Every texture and nuance of taste contrived to stimulate your 9,000 taste buds into sending pleasure signals to the brain. The intensified pleasure effect is addictive. We don't care about the additives or empty calories. Chocolate junkies crave a fix, driven by the desire for that chocolate pleasure. Pleasure for which we will pay any price, even our health.

Chocolate bars are loaded with salt, sugar, caffeine and fat, up to 300 calories per bar. Like a body demanding heroin for its balance, the body will crave sugar, salt and fat. Take candy from a sugar junkie, and look out! Quitting causes withdrawals. Remove sugar, processed fat or salt from your diet, and you will crave them. You will go through the discomfort of facing withdrawal similar to the withdrawal from drugs.

But could sugar really be as addictive as cocaine? The findings of Serge Ahmed, PhD, University of Bordeaux, France, a scientist who specializes in addiction research, clearly demonstrate that intense sweetness can surpass cocaine reward, even in drug-sensitized and -addicted individuals. His cocaine-addicted laboratory rats consistently chose sugar over cocaine (Lenoir, M., Serre, F., Cantin L. & Ahmed, S.H., 2007).

Studies using laboratory rats demonstrate that the characteristics of sugar addiction are similar to the binging, withdrawal and craving experienced in drug addiction. These findings further indicate that sugar is potentially as addictive because it is a substance that acts on brain circuits such as the dopamine and opioid pathways (Avena, N.M., Rada, P. & Hoebel, B.G., 2008).

Strawberries and bananas don't cause cravings. You never feel guilty about eating too many cantaloupes. You never hear little voices in the back of your head saying eat, eat, eat cantaloupe. No, because natural foods balance the body and physical cravings are caused by biochemical imbalance. Street drugs, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, salt, saturated fat, refined starch and refined sugars cause cravings because they imbalance the body's chemistry.

What if someone were to tell you that a chemical (MSG) added to food could cause brain damage in your children, and that this chemical could effect how your children's nervous systems formed during development so that in later years they may have learning or emotional difficulties

Addictive substances cause the body to become dependent on an unnatural substance for homeostatic balance. Removing it will cause withdrawals. During withdrawal, the addict suffers through the painful readjustment as the body cries out for the missing substance. In a desperate attempt to maintain homeostasis, (chemical balance) the body demands the very substance that caused the imbalance.

The body’s homeostatic balance is affected by diet. Consumption of massive amounts of sugar, salt, caffeine or fried foods drastically affects homeostatic balance. Natural hunger becomes distorted as the body craves for the substances necessary for balance. The body reacts as it would to any addiction. Powerful cravings override the body’s natural needs.

Cravings build quickly, interrupting other activities. In the abnormal state, missing the next "fix" leads to withdrawal symptoms which can be distressing even within a 2 to 3 hour period. Often the addictive food and drink is not satisfying, and the most dysfunctional people keep eating and drinking with only the briefest interruptions.

In the USA Senomyx has contracted with Kraft, Nestle, Coca Cola, Campbell Soup to put a chemical in foods that masks bitter flavors by turning off bitter flavor receptors on the tongue and enhancing salty and sweet flavors. This would allow the companies to tout claims such as "less sugar" or "lower sodium" by reducing the actual sugar and/or salt by approximately half, but the foods will retain the same level of sweetness or saltiness when they touch the tongue by fooling your brain.
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(NaturalNews) Monosodium glutamate, also known as MSG, is a common food additive. It`s toxic and physically addictive. Fast food companies and other food manufacturers use MSG as a "flavor enhancer," so consumers will become "hooked" on their products and keep dishing out money for more. When people consume unhealthy foods containing MSG, they often gain weight and feel sluggish, and some also experience "MSG symptom complex." The symptoms can include headaches, chest pain, heart palpitations, nausea, and other heath problems.

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (a.k.a. Monosodium Glutamate) is in almost every processed food product and soft-drink!

The Aurthor was shocked too. "I went to my kitchen, checking the cupboards and the fridge. MSG was in everything! The Campbell's soups, the Hostess Doritos, the Lays flavored potato chips, Top Ramen, Betty Crocker Hamburger Helper, Heinz canned gravy, Swanson frozen prepared meals, Kraft salad dressings, especially the 'healthy low fat' ones. The items that didn't have MSG had something called Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, which is just another name for Monosodium Glutamate. It was shocking to see just how many of the foods we feed our children everyday are filled with this stuff. They hide MSG under many different names in order to fool those who catch on".


MSG IS ADDICTIVE AND IT DESTROYS AND KILLS BRAIN CELLS! OK, YOU READ RIGHT! MSG KILLS BRAIN CELLS!

Reported Common Symptoms from EATING MSG (At The Time Of Eating It, Or Delayed):

Headaches
Irritable bowel syndrome (which is now considered a "disease")
Bags under the eyes
Migraines
Mental fuzziness/confusion (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Urinary problems (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Nausea
Shortness of breath (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Prostate problems
Vomiting
Heart Attack-like symptoms
Partial paralysis (hmmm. symptom of ms) Diarrhea
Allergy type symptoms
Mouth Lesions
Upset stomach

Flushing (hmmm.)
Depression (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Asthma attacks
Mood swings
Anger/irritation
Skin rashes
Behavioral disorders (especially in children and teens)
Pain in neck/legs
Heart palpitations
Back Pain
Anxiety/panic attacks
Runny nose
Insomnia (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Weakness (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Dizziness (hmmm. symptom of ms)
Arthritis (hmmm. symptom of an ms patient I personally know - and reversed her MS as well after 15 years on MS Modifier.)

 

It was 1994 when seven tobacco industry executives stood before the House Commerce Committee and swore that nicotine in cigarettes was not addictive. Could it be that we're being told again that a chemical, in our food this time, is non-addictive when there's evidence showing otherwise? And could it be causing the massive obesity epidemic engulfing our country today?

Are Food Additives Addictive

John Erb was a developmental research assistant at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. It was while reviewing medical journals for a book he was writing called The Slow Poisoning of America, that he found something alarming. His theory and supporting research posits that the ubiquitous food additive, monosodium glutamate (MSG), is addictive and a direct cause of Obesity, Diabetes, Autism and A. D. Hyperactive Disorder. Needless to say controversy abounds.

Based on this evidence, Dr. Blaylock makes an interesting point about the American obesity epidemic, especially among young people: "One can only wonder if the large number of people having difficulty with obesity in the United States is related to early exposure to food additive excitotoxins, since this obesity is one of the most consistent features of the syndrome.

Although MSG is normally associated with Chinese food,

Although traditional Asian cuisine had often used seaweed extract, which contains high concentrations of glutamic acid, it was not until 1907 that MSG was isolated by Kikunae Ikeda. MSG was subsequently patented by Ajinomoto Corporation of Japan in 1909. In its pure form, it appears as a white crystalline powder which rapidly dissociates into sodium cations and glutamate anions on contact with water (glutamate is the anionic form of glutamic acid).

Modern commercial MSG is produced by fermentation[7] of starch, sugar beets, sugar cane, or molasses. About 1.5 million tonnes were sold in 2001, with 4% annual growth expected.[8] MSG is used commercially as a flavour enhancer. Although once associated with foods in Chinese restaurants, MSG is now used by most fast food chains and in many foodstuffs, particularly processed foods

Only the L-glutamate enantiomer has flavour-enhancing properties.[10] Manufactured MSG contains over 99.6% of the naturally predominant L-glutamate form, which is a higher proportion of L-glutamate than found in the free glutamate ions of naturally occurring foods. Fermented products such as soy sauce, steak sauce, and Worcestershire sauce have levels of glutamate similar to foods with added MSG. However, glutamate in these brewed products may have 5% or more of the D-enantiomer.[10

Collected Reports of Endocrine Disorders, Retinal Degeneration, and Adverse Reactions Caused by MSG

http://tinyurl.com/mnk9ap

processed meats, and salty snacks, it`s also frequently found in bouillon cubes, canned soups and vegetables, barbecue sauce, salad dressing, and virtually every other processed food you eat. "Monosodium glutamate," or "MSG," won`t likely be listed in a products` ingredient list. It`s often disguised as calcium caseinate, gelatin, hydrolyzed vegetable proteins, autolyzed yeast, hydrolyzed yeast, yeast extract, soy extracts, "spices," or "natural flavorings."

It is important for everyone to be aware of the types of chemicals and food additives they are consuming. a few chemical food additives listed as examples.

.Research has shown that a flavor enhancer found in many popular foods known as monosodium glutamate (MSG) causes weight gain and obesity in lab animals by damaging the appetite regulation center in the area of the brain known as the hypothalamus, causing leptin resistence. Leptin is the hormone that controls how much a person feels like eating. The fullness, gratification and satisfaction that come from having eaten is completely lost when MSG is consumed, leading to an urge to eat that never stops. A recent cross-sectional study in China supports the conclusion that what was seen in the animal studies also applies to people.

In his 2005 standup special, comedian Bill Maher said: “Last year we passed in our Congress this giant Medicare entitlement prescription drug bill. . .and it’s going to cost literally trillions and trillions of dollars. And while they were debating this, nobody ever stood up and said, ‘Excuse me, but why are we so sick?’ Could it be that we eat like Caligula? . . . Folks, it’s the food. I know that people hate to hear that, but when you look at those ads on the evening news at night, people . . . burping and bloating . . . Take a hint . . . You’re not going to die from ­secondhand smoke, or SARS or monkey pox. It’s the food. The call is coming from inside the house. The killer is not West Nile or Avian Flu or shark attacks. It’s the buffalo wings. It’s the aspartame and NutraSweet, and the red dye number two and the high fructose corn syrup and the MSG and the chlorine and whatever . . . is in the special sauce.

 

Study finds using MSG can make you fat

The study, reported in the August edition of Obesity examined the association between MSG intake and weight gain in humans. Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study involving 752 healthy Chinese people ages 40-59. These people were randomly sampled from three rural villages in north and south China. Forty-eight percent were women. The great majority of the participants prepared their foods at home, without use of commercially processed foods. For the study, participants were told to add quantified amounts of MSG when preparing their foods. Eighty-two percent of the participants were MSG users. Their average intake was 330 milligrams per day.

After adjusting for confounders including physical activity and total energy intake, the researchers found that MSG consumption was positively related to increases in body mass index. Weight gain was significantly greater in MSG users than in nonusers. For the third of participants using the highest amount of MSG, the odds of reaching overweight status were between 2.10 and 2.75 greater than for nonusers

Not only is MSG scientifically proven to cause obesity,
it is an addictive substance: NICOTINE for FOOD!

The experts speak on MSG and obesity:

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MSG is an excitotoxin that causes brain damage

MSG is a food additive found in almost all commercially prepared and packaged food. It supercharges the taste of food, but not in the way you would think. MSG operates on the brain, fooling it into thinking food tastes really great. MSG is an excitotoxin in the brain, meaning that it over stimulates the brain causing the production of excessive amounts of dopamine. This creates a drug-like rush that provides a brief sensation of well being. It is highly addictive, causing its consumers to keep coming back for more and end up overeating. In the process, brain cells are destroyed.

Look and ask before you eat. Once a great delicacy in Australia, the humble meat pie, pasties and sausages now contain MSG (monosodium glutamate (621)) and less meat. Every dose of MSG (a neurotoxin) destroys brain neurons that carry messages in both children and adults. MSG is not required by the body as it makes what it needs. All of the flavour enhancers are neurotoxins (code 620 to 625). MSG is not permitted in baby foods, but why is it there? Source

 

Because MSG damages the brain and alters the ability of the brain to respond to the signal from the hormone leptin that satiety has occurred, it is a prime culprit in the epidemic of obesity that has everyone scratching their heads as to cause. Several research studies have shown that ingestion of MSG induces obesity in rats. In fact, when researchers want to fatten up lab rats for experiments, they feed them MSG because its effect is so predictable and rats will bulk up with regularity. MSG destroys the hard wiring in the brain of a rat like it does in the brain of a person

* Food Additives that reportedly ALWAYS contain MSG *

Monosodium Glutamate

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

Hydrolyzed Protein

Hydrolyzed Plant Protein

Plant Protein Extract

Sodium Caseinate

Calcium Caseinate Yeast Extract Textured Protein (Including TVP)
Autolyzed Yeast Hydrolyzed Oat Flour Corn Oil

Dr. Blaylock recounted a meeting with a senior executive in the food additive industry who told him point blank that these excitotoxins are going to be in our food no matter how many name changes are necessary...Source

According to the Glutamate Association, a government Lobby group sponsored by many of the companies that use or produce MSG in its various forms, the reason that it is added to food is simple: " Studies have found that adding MSG to certain foods, such as soup and mashed potatoes, has been successful in increasing the food intake in institutionalized elderly populations."

 

AM I OBESE

Did you know …?
Without colourings, margarine would be grey.

Chemicals That Make You Fat

Casein the Cause of Fast Food Addiction?

"Opiates hide inside casein, the main dairy protein. As casein molecules are digested, they break apart to release tiny opiate molecules, called casomorphins. One of these compounds has about one-tenth the opiate strength of morphine. The especially addicting power of cheese may be due to the fact that the process of cheese-making removes water, lactose and whey proteins so that casein is concentrated."—healthdiaries.com

"The peptides from gluten [gliadorphin] and casein [casomorphin] are important because the react with opiate receptors in the brain, thus mimicking the effects of opiate drugs like heroin and morphine."—Dr. Charles Parker

"The major uses of casein until the 1960s were in technical, non-food applications such as adhesives for wood, in paper coating, leather finishing and in synthetic fibres, as well as plastics for buttons, buckles etc. During the past 30 years, however, the principal use of casein products has been as an ingredient in foods to enhance their physical (so-called 'functional') properties, such as whipping and foaming, water binding and thickening, emulsification and texture, and to improve their nutrition."—nciz.org (.pdf)

"Further work confirmed opioid peptides such as casomorphines (from casein) and gluten exorphines and gliadorphin (from gluten) as possible suspects, due to their chemical similarity to opiates."—Wiki

If you are one of the few who can still believe that MSG is good for us, and you don't believe what John Erb has to say, see for yourself. Go to the National Library of Medicine, at

Are You One of the Food Industries’ Experimental Fat Rats?

Products Containing Casein?"Imitation sausages, soups, stews, high-protein beverage powders, fortified cereals, infant formula, nutrition bars, bakery glazes, coffee whiteners, formulated meats, salad dressing, sauces, and whipped toppings all may contain casein or caseinates. Casein and caseinates are used as extenders, tenderizers, nutritional fortifers, and texturizers, therefore can be found in products other than foods. For instance, Trident For Kids and Trident Advantage contain Recaldent which contains a milk-casein derivative. Other examples of products containing casein include cosmetics, adhesives, pharmaceutical, nutritional, and personal care products." Source

"Opioid activities and structures of casein-derived exorphins: these two peptides carry information by finding and binding to brain receptors which ordinarily respond to endorphins. The message is go to sleep, feel bad, but go back for more. There are also a large number of regulatory peptides feeding back to brain control centers to form the brain-gut axis. A stop signal to the brain when enough food is eaten would be important for appetite control and may be defective in compulsive eaters."— Stephen J. Gislason MD

 

Using brain imaging techniques, neuroscientist Gene-Jack Wang, MD, observed that overeating behavior in morbidly obese individuals is similar to the loss of control and compulsive drug use seen in drug-addicted subjects. He and his team used PET scans to see if obese subjects had similar brain deficits. They measured brain dopamine reward/pleasure receptor levels in subjects with body mass index more than 40. They found these morbidly obese subjects had reductions in dopamine receptors, which were similar to those they observed in drug-addicted subjects (Wang, 2009).

Why is this phenomenon such a secret? For two reasons: denial and deception. Most people don’t want to know what they really need to know about nutrition, and are resistant to changing eating patterns. Because refined and processed foods are available in huge quantities and are marketed with such compelling advertising, the general population does not know, or does not want to know how destructive these foods are to our health and well-being. This is denial, delusion and lack of education in action. How many people watched Morgan Spurlock’s health decline in the documentary film, Super Size Me, and continued to eat fast food? Briefly following the release of that film, the fast food business went on a “health kick” but their good intentions were quickly dismissed when those so-called healthy salads were found to be high in saturated fat, calories and sodium. source

Traditionally, food addiction has been treated as an “eating disorder” using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Eating Disorders for diagnostic and treatment purposes. This has not been found to be effective for food addicts. Food addiction more accurately fits the criteria for substance dependence (Sheppard, K., 2000).

Okay so most of us are hooked on these chemicals and dont know it

How do addictive food substances compare to other addictive chemicals? Addictive substances are forms of plant life which have been refined or pro­cessed in order to be ingested by drinking, eating, inhaling or injecting. The refinement process facilitates quick absorption of substances into the blood stream which effectively alters brain chemistry and changes mood by flooding the brain with the neurotransmitters .People with Additive induced food cravings seek this mood change by eating refined and processed carbohydrates. This results in short-term highs, followed by a long period of depressed feelings. In order to avoid the low, the addict eats more. We eat to feel better and alway feels worse due to this depleting of neurotransmitters (Sheppard, K., 2000).

So if you have struggled with food and the latest diets, and, are overweight, it just may not be your fault perhaps you have been Drugged AND LIKE ALL DUGS you can Withdrawal

If an individual is using Addictive substaces and he or she decides to stop using, they can... right? Not Easily. Why, you ask. Quite simple. It can be summed up all in one word: withdrawal. Addictive substaces wheather they be foods Additives or ?, is more than just a bad habit. Use is addictive not only because psychologically an individual feels compelled to use, but also because his or her body develops a physical dependence. When this dependence develops and use is abruptly discontinued, symptoms of withdrawal can and usually do arise.

The Bt series is well reported in stoping the withdrawal and addiction sequence in hard drug users
and one of the the most addictive substances Nicoteen

Ever heard someone say: “I stopped smoking today,i'm going to loose weight today”

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A Black Box said to cure drug addiction is interesting New Zealand's medical experts. Hibiscus Coast resident Ray Crabb (pictured) says neuro-electric therapy can beat the addiction in three to 10 days. The former director of California's Borderland Research Foundation claims the device is being suppresed by the drug industry. But Tom Joll, Taranaki Hospital Board's drug alcohol treatment centre director, says he has talked to inventor Meg Patterson. She has used the brain tuner to treat rock star heroin addicts Boy George and The Who's Pete Townsend. "

"Food doesn’t light up
“ I have been 50 pounds lighter for more than two and a half years, and no longer cry when I look in the mirror. Food doesn’t light up for me the way it once did. I am not depressed today and am learning how to live a good life.”

Since addiction and withdrawal, are the result of insufficient levels of certain brain chemicals, or undeveloped pleasure centers and pleasure pathways, the most direct way of eliminating them is to restore optimal levels of the brain chemicals, to stimulate the pleasure centers and pleasure pathways. One of the most exciting breakthroughs in the treatment of addiction has been the discovery that stimulating the brain with a minuscule electrical current (cranial electrostimulation, or CES) can cause the brain quickly to pour out large quantities of the neurochemicals that have been suppressed by addictive substances.

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