Often, the person may realize that the foods are not healthy for them, but they are unable to stop eating those foods because of the compulsive response to eat.
Essential oils can be beneficial to break the cycle of addictive behavior. They can help to lift the mental state and strengthen the resolve to stay away from the trigger foods. Also, it is common for people to experience a reduction in addictive cravings and a decrease in negative symptoms when they are using essential oils.
Essential oils to use for addictions include:
Grapefruit (especially good for sugar addiction)
Orange (good for withdrawal symptoms)