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Dina Guerieri November 2, 2017 Compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the use to be harmful. This is the textbook definition of what addiction is. It is hard to believe that one could be addicted to food because it is such a basic necessity. However by giving up sugar and carbohydrates I soon found out that I was very addicted to them indeed. Jokingly at the beginning of this assignment I said that I would probably lose 5 pounds by the time the assignment was done because I know that carbohydrates and sugar play a pretty big role in my every day diet. On the first day when I got home from class I was already faced with the issue as to what I was going to eat. I was starving and of course the only quick things to eat had too much sugar and way too many carbs. Instead of a carb filled meal I decided to go with protein and a quinoa stir-fry. Which to my surprise kept me feeling full and satisfied for the rest of the day. However by night time my sweet
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