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I Crave Junk Food

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    Recently read an interesting article about why junk food is so addictive and why we crave it. Here it is for your reading delight. The processed foods in our country are heavily formulated to find the “bliss point” — the point at which sweetness, saltiness and/or texture...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    I Was In The Mood...

    I'm really tired today...a bad day to grocery shop.  Everything that went into the trolley today was high in energy, very processed and easy to prepare.  The kid's eyes nearly popped out of their faces when they looked into the bags....Are we having a party???  ...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 35 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    Tonight I'm really craving Vienna Sausages.

    Badly. Something is definitely wrong with me. If it converts to SPAM or potted meat...I'm checking myself in to a hospital. ;)
    RaspberryButterfly RaspberryButterfly 41-45, F Feb 25, 2014

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    Bad..

    I have been eating way too much crap lately. Not enough to gain weight on because i am not eating a lot of anything, but it effects my workouts when i don't eat what I am suppose to.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 14 Responses Oct 21, 2010

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    Sometimes I Say Yes

    Yesterday high tea well coffee accompanied with freshly creamed scones it was a delight but unhealthy particularly with the d names it had only two thankfully. That makes all the difference then, a friend responded. Chocolate and  unforgivable but guilty pleasure...
    jophene jophene 36-40, F Jul 2, 2010

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    My Stomach Is Rumbling Just Thinking About It...

    I love chips, popcorn, pretzels, Starburst, Twizzlers, ice cream, cake, cookies. Pretty much anything that is no good for you I'm almost guaranteed to love it. Right now I hardly have any of this stuff in the house and it is complete torture, especially when you are watching tv...
    babyblueeyes0417 babyblueeyes0417 22-25, F Oct 1, 2011

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    I'm just craving junk food today.

    I fried some turkey up and ate it with shredded cheese. Then I cooked shrimp in butter and sautéed mushrooms in the leftover butter. I ate all that and was still craving junk so I washed a bunch of grapes and drowned them in caramel sauce. I've pretty much given into the junk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    Yum Yum

    Junk food... was craving rice krispie treats, chocolate, bakery stuff like cake or pies. I cant even blame it on PMS! grrrrr
    WindyCityCat WindyCityCat 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    I eat junk food im addicted

    and my mom and the doctor thinks there gonna end that...lmao there to funny
    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I have a sudden crave for cheese corn crackers cuz I just smelt it. It's creepy and annoying
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    I am addicted to those damn Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs. I am sitting here eyeing down my kid's Easter candy like it's at the mall shopping when it owes me money. I want to eat...
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    My entire life food has been my comfort. I love it. I think about eating all of the time. I think about what Im going to eat next. I sit and think about foods I'd love to be eating...
    clamsbeestrees clamsbeestrees 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    The other day I ordered my favorite tarragon chicken (I was in love with it :p) but the potato felt and looked as if it was pre chewed. Yuck. Anyway I still love all kinds of food...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Sonic run with my handsome foodie. :)
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I hate it because it makes me weak and that weakness makes me fat. I crave things and then I regret eating them. Food makes me hate myself. I wish I din't have to eat so I could be...
    Brimmless Brimmless 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I have been married quite a long time. And, like other long-term relationships, the "fizz" has dissipated. I take responsibility for virtually all of what has happened to bring my...
    rcrumb69 rcrumb69 61-65, M 5 Responses Mar 27

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    What I crave, more than anything, is to find that one man out there that is strong and caring. Someone that wants me to be his. Only his. Someone who could accept me and accept my...
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    The Grocery Store Miracle Generation:This is a phrase I invented, and I am not being critical or mean to offend anyone, let me explain. Back in the 1960s and even before that, the...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 5 Responses Apr 13

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    food is amazing and people who don't like food suck and if you eat enough food you get a big belly and that's the best thing ever and the best feeling when your skin stretches...
    69Bigfatboy 69Bigfatboy 13-15 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I'm lucky enough that I live in a part of China where most of the food is very spicy. Back in the UK I cooked spicy food at home or went to Indian restaurants if I needed a spice...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I love to eat a variety of breakfast food for any of my 3 meals on a daily basis. I either make breakfast food from scratch or eat prepared breakfast bowls with other morning time...
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    I've been trying to eat healthy for a while now. I really prefer a healthy diet of staple foods. I love to cook and prepare my own meals at home. It really is the best way to live...
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    I don't know what is wrong with me, one week i physically can not stop thinking about food and when in gunna eat, then I eat EVERYTHING then after I'm making my self sick after...
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