Food addiction is real. Many people turn to bariatric surgery because they have a food addiction. I was one of those people. I never realized how much food consumed my life until I couldn’t have it in the same way anymore after weight loss surgery. As a bariatric patient, it is crucial that you watch out for other addictive habits after weight loss surgery. Since your body can no longer consume food in the same way, there is a chance you could swap this addiction for another. Let’s explore that a little further.