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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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

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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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    I find it almost impossible to turn down junk food. Sweets especially… I try not to keep them on hand.
    EnduringwhatIcan EnduringwhatIcan 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Is it not amazing that our soul craves love in the same way that our body craves food. As a body slowly withers without food, the flame in our soul extinguishes without love.
    jpenc jpenc 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love and live for Good Food...steak, shrimp, scallops, baked grouper, flounder, chicken salad, Caesar Salad....the whole nine yards..I won't eat junk...eating right is good for...
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I am guilty of being an adrenaline junkie. I love anything that will give me that rush , I've come to find out that most of the time I'll doing a lot to get that feeling. I have...
    Emmylovely Emmylovely 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Oily Hair? It is nothing about "I crave submission". But I am a subbie and I want to share this beauty secret with other subbie sis. Well, I don't know why these past 2 weeks, I...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I thrive on it. I get bored easily doing the same thing, over and over again ! I crave variety and do well with change. I'm a chameleon.
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 5

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    We all have those secret fantasies eh? Mine is pretty much to be overpowered, dominated, pinned to a wall/desk, etc. It doesn't even have to be in a sexual context. I admire men...
    StephFred StephFred 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 6

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    A big hug to all the ladies out there who crave a hug And to the guys 'hi5' lol :)
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I was trying to find a group that would best fit my "story" and this one seemed to fit well. Although I am married, I am lonely and crave intimacy....yes. Actually this has been a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I like placing ads on Craigslist to find guys to service. I am trying to find a black boyfriend. I crave black men & I will not rest until I find a good black man that I can share...
    Majestone69 Majestone69 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Food is a passion for a fat girl like me. Food is everything to me. When I'm hungry I eat food, when I'm not hungry I eat food, when I'm happy I eat food, when I'm sad I eat food...
    Chubbylovely Chubbylovely 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes! I love food! Chinese food, Japanese food, Indian food, Egyptian food, French food <3 thank god for foods existence. Food is the reason why I'm alive lol :D I love drinks...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Curing Hardcore Depression, WITH FOOD ??? It all started out with this amazing documentary that flashed across the screen when I was a little kid, the Food-Mood effect on BBC. I...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jul 2

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    Eating food is erotic for me. As i shove more food in my mouth I know I will be gaining more fat on my body and getting heavier. When I am in a binging state i will look at the fat...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mother was born in an impoverished village in southern Italy. She did not take food for granted. What her family did have they raised themselves. Then she moved to the US and...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M Jun 27

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    I am partially Greek, so of course I go to the Greek Food Festival (and eat Greek food). And it is amazing....omg I can eat it everyday for the rest of my life. My favorite food is...
    darecassy darecassy 13-15, F Jul 14

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    damn, just name it, chinese food, mexican, american, italian, french?? i'll eat all of it. i love food SO MUCH. i love shrimps and pork and chicken. i eat almost everything except...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I keep eating "the heat is on" peanut butter. As the name suggests, it is spicy. I put in on or in all of my savory food. A case comes with six jars, & I am halfway through a...
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, F Jun 24

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    I am very interested in trying new Ethnic foods. I have recently tried Indian spinach paneer for the first time and it was amazing as well as Lebanese food! I would love to try...
    Christy922 Christy922 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Mexican food is my second favorite ethnic cuisine after Italian. I have two favorite restaurants at the mall I sometimes go to, Tyson's Corner Mall in Vienna, Virginia, called Brio...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Nachos is my favorite Mexican food. The foundation can either be flour chips or potato chips or lettuce but not corn chips. I can handle corn chips as Doritos and crunchy taco...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 2

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    At times food is all I can think about, warm food, fresh tasty food...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I love trying different types of food I'm interested in trying Indian food and Jamaican food I heard they both can get spicy
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I love food, I'm actually hungry, who else loves food just can't stop eating!!??? What's your favorite kind of food?
    kayboo44 kayboo44 16-17, F Jul 8

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    Cause who doesn't like food. Food is so awesome i want to get married to food. but which one is the question
    junipercauz junipercauz 18-21, M Jul 10

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    I love food but I have this thing were I mostly only like eating fruit when I was younger I went 2 years with out meat because I felt bad for the animals and if I do eat good like...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Well I'm Mexican and I've lived eating Mexican food sooooooo I love it. I love how it connects me to Mexico. The Mexican food we make is authentic. I love how we make our Mexican...
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm allergic to blueberries. I found out in kindergarden. I was eating blueberry pancakes. I started itching. My throat burned, and I started getting mad at everything. My arms...
    Zykndy Zykndy 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    Since rice is a staple food in a Filipino household. I can eat tapsilogs, longsilogs, sinangag (fried rice) and eggs and tuyo any time of the day with black coffee of course! I...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    Italian food in my opinion is the best type of food!
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    That awful moment when you live in two houses and all your food is at the house you weren't staying at last night .-. I can't leave until the baby wakes up.... yeah I just want...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 28

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    I love food. I feel like I am always hungry. I cant and do not want to live in a world with just health food, F that. I need it all from Fat and oily to healthy and nutritious.
    KassieLola KassieLola 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I absolutely love food play! Whipped cream, gummys, chocolate,jello you name it! I love having someone eat it off me. Where ever they please :p. In high school , i was always the...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    All kinds of foods that are taboo to Certain relugion groups . Muslim, no pork Jewish, no pork Hindu, no beef One foodie meal good for all (please correct me if I'm wrong...
    pardax pardax 13-15, M Jul 1

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    That awkward moment when some one that's not Mexican says to you "I had Mexican food for breakfast?!!" And you're Mexican LOL like I have Mexican food for breakfast all the time!
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Homemade food is the best I wouldn't even mind not havin fast food at all
    dre07 dre07 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I really can not stand food that tastes and smells like nothing! It is really hard to put it in my mouth and I am unable to swallow it. People call me fussy because I will not eat...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 7

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    I went out with this guy and his from Ethopia, he bring me to this Restaurant, I love the food, its different kind of cooking, spicy taste and also I try their wine, hmm loving it...
    EDRSS EDRSS 41-45 Jul 7

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    I have an addiction to eggs! I wake up craving protein every single morning. I could eat bacon, eggs, toast, potato, veggies, anything along the lines of breakfast food, anytime...
    alexdahlia alexdahlia 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I hate - Any kind of sea food/fish/prawns.etc. I hate fast food. I only eat beef if it's minced. I only eat pork if it's sausages. I won't eat anything like rabbit/deer, etc...
    WeWereNeverAlive WeWereNeverAlive 16-17, F Jul 8

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    I'm sorry but don't hate people I'm always hungry and food is just so good I can't get enough I know I'm getting bigger but I can't help that good is really good!!! I have been...
    kdub13 kdub13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9