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Hello welcome to help -- on doctor Manny.
Look at all find something about ourselves that might be looked at as a little odd I myself on the -- -- But the new deals he's serious -- freaky eaters focuses on people.
Who have a bizarre compulsion towards a particular food that's right -- Each episode tells -- story of one freaky either as he or she is forced to confront painful truth behind their food obsession.
And come face to face with the destructive side effects.
Join me today the two experts to show psychotherapist doctor might now a nutritionist specialist -- -- Welcome thanks a commanding heck Michelle Obama heck of a -- the show and watching him.
But -- particularly for which are we talking about when you talk about it -- say bizarre freak he food like it.
Potatoes are -- America loves those French Fries potato but there's this some pretty crazy stuff you know corn starch that we -- a woman we found her eating corn starts hitting.
-- well for spare tire.
So this is like people that.
Not only have a problem eating but then they choose one particular item.
Like -- -- eight -- -- 21.
Tartar Sox ice cream bars and they get so -- on net and it damaging.
Obviously their health facility did every day at all day every -- usually every meal sometimes nothing else and some of the people which are actually afraid of any other food which is also very concession vegetables.
Spent a lot of -- slowdown -- -- -- would this be then classified as a compulsive disorder they -- this is really a show about food addiction these people are actually food -- you know -- -- some of the studies are showing that the same process goes on -- emotionally I think seems to put these food -- as I see it all -- alcoholics and drug -- are treated.
Do they realize that they have a problem.
Think you and sometimes they doubt but even if they realize they have a problem the reason I've come to us -- they are powerless.
Over their problem and desperately seeking help.
But who always realize that a problem -- their family members that bounces that family members kids there at once Greenberg company fusion commentator who actually use the one.
Screaming for help from that and they've tried everything.
-- expect site and and they haven't had.
Had any success to date OK so -- available but.
The kinds of therapies that you'd be shocked -- -- finish first which is fun I mean -- united some really fantastic things we show them.
What it's doing to them we show them you know for example for the woman with cornstarch we they'll war with cornstarch and water to show her that you can stick your finger and it went right.
But if you walk quickly you can actually walk across like you're walking on water -- -- inside -- we really need to show them the extent of their problem when they are.
Faced with when they come face to face with the -- bound to.
Fat or sugar starts there eating their blown away right.
And season to about -- Shaw.
-- -- -- and -- probably gonna be that if the team now obviously but it really is it's the integrative approach I mean how many people who go to treatment how people working within twelve hours today who worked as a team.
And actually have the the money in the time to create some you know some great exposure therapy experiments that they wouldn't be able to get an outpatient settings I really think it is it's.
-- when -- talked in the in -- about side.
Offensively -- gave me an example of course part of course you know it's just terrible for metabolism you -- that the waters will condense and -- and all that but.
That so that's the physical or medical side effect.
But when you talk to them about side effects do you also going to the psychological side all -- I like couple and family therapy OK with all of them and you know when you see those tears when you see just how much it is affecting.
Your family your marriage your kids.
It really ups the ante for them to say OK I'll do whatever it takes and when you see this woman who is literally afraid to touch a vegetable and -- -- her sobbing and breaking down.
I remind her.
Why -- -- doing this and they have that and that helps them to move or through the cog in April there I got two questions or either one of you one question is.
To become a compulsive eater or -- freaky either as I mentioned.
How does -- -- this is time when we're kid.
Now this is where we both come in because you know he's gonna say it starts when your cannot what you deal with the apartment say some of -- genetics.
You know you -- -- genetic thing genetics are huge and taste is so genetic it's nutritional gatekeepers -- -- -- a lot of our people are super tasters.
So they don't like better than like vegetables you -- -- do you think that that's the parents fault.
No I don't what it does not what does comet got -- on the -- Seattle but I have to go to for the terabytes to that that look.
When I was a kid growing up my mother never gave me abuse of vegetables ever ever.
I married a woman.
Sweet strong character.
Like you at the -- -- -- you gonna start eating or else.
Vegetables fifteen years later I love and exposure equals preference and yes you need to expose people to these things but I'll tell you -- these kids.
They will spit it right out and keep trying but if there -- super -- to bear like -- no matter what you find other ways to go.
Then the biochemical side and when you start to eat food it has a drug like -- like like dairy like -- And we can get hooked on knows so honestly I can't report plus.
You know there there is you know what JJ saying the the genetic component but you know that bar yes of course and a lot of people -- show -- -- traumatic experiences in the childhood they choked on something.
They actually vomiting when they're forced if the and that.
Trauma for some of the patients it was a trigger -- Actually are at the root of the problems so there's a little bit of both a little bit of fun as I call -- a little bit of genetics yes I give you that.
And I don't chemistry and biochemistry and -- -- in the -- anyway I think the show is fantastic I incursion but he to watch it because.
You know look addictions could be anything you know cigarettes alcohol drugs and food -- thank you so -- I did you have any health questions you get email here at fox -- document at foxnews.com thanks for watching for Fox News -- document.
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