Symptoms

1. Frequent strong cravings for processed foods
and drinks with artificial chemicals.
2. Bloated full stomach during or after having
quickly finished a meal or snack.
3. Repeated attempts to quit some chemaholic
foods or set rules to regulate consumption
which have always been unsuccessful.
4. Feelings of guilt after eating chemaholic
foods then eating the same foods again soon
afterwards.
5. Justification by any reason to eat chemaholic
foods that are being craved, when known
tasty natural food is available.
6. Strong cravings for eating more than originally
intended to the point of feeling unwell.
Especially after resisting eating chemaholic
food for extended periods, when known tasty
natural food is available.
7. Justification of choices of food based on low
price not high nutrition.
8. Purchase of food based on consumer marketing
packaging, advertising or presentation
without checking nutritional content.
9. Concealment of consumption or storage of
chemaholic foods from others.
10. Inability to control consumption of chemaholic
foods, knowing they are causing personal
physical harm.
11. A craving for chemaholic foods at times of
emotional stress, when a tasty natural food
alternative is available.
12. Warnings by a doctor or qualified medical
professional that chemaholic eating habits
have led to obesity or illness.
These are just twelve common symptoms more
are explained in the 12 recovery steps.

chemaholic recovery only requires desire