What increases my risk for food addiction?

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Because food addiction has not been officially recognized as a medical condition in the mental health community, no specific guidelines for diagnosis have been created. People who believe they are food addicts can seek help from counselors who will ask questions about their relationship with food. Counselors and psychologists who deal with substance abuse issues may also be able to help with the diagnosis.

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