Scientists from Adelaide University found: dependence on fast food is formed in children even at the prenatal stage of development. The lifestyle of the mother during pregnancy affects the behavior and food preferences of the child in the future.
The second phase of a food addiction - adolescence. Fast food brings pleasure to children and reinforces the reflex associated with tasty and unhealthy food. Often disrupted reward system, when the parents presented the child meals from fast food restaurants as a reward for study and other achievements.
According to experts, to get rid of food addiction is quite simple, but even easier to avoid it. Enough from early childhood to keep track of what and in what quantities
the child eats.