1 in 8 Americans Over 50 Show Signs of Food Addiction

January 30, 2023


Read time:

5-15 mins
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New data from the National Poll on Healthy Aging shows that a sizable percentage of older Americans have an unhealthy relationship with processed foods. Ashley Gearhardt, Ph.D., a U-M psychologist, explores how she and the poll team conducted their research and highlights a few key findings. Gearhardt explores who is impacted most, addiction criteria, and ways clinicians can use this data to help patients.

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