Linda Bacon, PhD

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1/17/19, KSL.com, Science says you aren’t addicted to food — but you might feel like you are. Here’s why, by Emily Fonnesbeck

“Proper treatment depends on proper diagnosis. As far as the research is concerned, it might be more helpful to encourage alternative coping strategies for dealing with uncomfortable emotions or difficult life stressors rather than abstaining from certain foods. Linda Bacon, author of Health At Every Size, says, “Food is a wonderful source of pleasure, but it will get you into trouble if it’s the only source of pleasure you have in your life.””

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