Food addiction as a gateway to other substance use disorders

This training will benefit anyone wishing to increase their knowledge of the root causes of food addiction/compulsive eating and the enduring solution.

How extreme is food addiction in the stream of things? What comes first – the substance of sugar, starchy and ultra-processed foods, or other substances, and what is the after-effect?

Learning objectives: At the end of this presentation, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify foods acting as gateway drugs
  • Deliver an introduction to screening for food
  • Explain the urgency to address the issue.