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The 18 Most Addictive Foods (and the 17 Least Addictive)

We all know that food addiction is real, just like other addictions. People who are addictive to food are unable to control their consumption of some foods. But, some foods are more likely to cause symptoms of addiction than others.

Foods that can cause addictive-like eating

– In a recent study, 92% of the participants had addictive-like eating behaviour towards certain foods and 7-10% had full-blown food addiction.

The 18 most addictive foods:

These are the most addictive foods that are also the most processed, with the highest amounts of added sugar and fat.

Scale: from 1 (not at all addictive) to 7 (extremely addictive)

1. Pizza (4.01)

2. Chocolate (3.73)

3. Chips (3.73)

4. Cookies (3.71)

5. Ice cream (3.68)

6. French fries (3.60)

7. Cheeseburgers (3.51)

8. Soda (3.29)

9. Cake (3.26)

10. Cheese (3.22)

11. Bacon (3.03)

12. Fried chicken (2.97)

13. Rolls (2.73)

14. Popcorn (2.64)

15. Breakfast cereal (2.59)

16. Gummy candy (2.57)

17. Steak (2.54)

18. Muffins (2.50)

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