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When we hear the word addiction, our minds tend to think of drugs and alcohol.

However, food addiction is something thousands of people suffer from.

The compulsive behaviour may be in response to an emotion, such as stress, sadness or anger.

Up to 20% of people may have a food addiction or exhibit addictive-like eating behviour.

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