Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

Functional Medicine Physician, podcast host and author

Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, MD, is one of the UK’s leading functional medicine doctors. He is based in Manchester where he also practices as a NHS GP. His integrative medical approach combines the best of nutritional science, conventional medicine and diagnostic techniques to find the root cause of illness. He is dedicated to empowering patients with the knowledge and motivation they need to achieve and maintain optimal health. He speaks on BBC Radio and writes a blog which can be found at www.drchatterjee.co.uk.

Food Addiction

Can Junk Food Be Addictive?

The idea that a person can be addicted to food has recently gotten more support from science. Here, I look at how eating certain kinds of food could be driving people to make further poor food choices.On the third episode of Doctor in the House, the D’Arcy family orders four chicken meals, seven burgers, five large fries, and four large sugary drinks—just for one single meal. Eighteen-year-old Brandon often eats like this two or three times per day.