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The definition of "addiction" is feeling driven to a behavior even though the person knows that it will damage her/his health or social life. Do you think that you are addicted to food?
            (vote for one below)

   Yes, I think I'm addicted to most foods.
Yes, I'm addicted, but only to certain foods.

  No, I don't think I'm addicted to any foods.

Please type your comments about this:

Does talking about food addiction offend you?   yes  no
What foods are you addicted to:

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