"FREAKY EATERS" is a fascinating and eye-opening series, which documents the struggles of an unusual, and often overlooked, segment of the population – those with a bizarre compulsion towards a particular food. Each episode tells the story of one Freaky Eater as he is forced to confront the painful truth behind his food obsession and come face to face with the destructive side effects his addiction has had on his life. Two experts, Psychotherapist, Dr. Mike Dow and Nutrition Specialist, J.J. Virgin, will stage a food intervention in a bid to help this Freaky Eater overcome his culinary compulsion and reclaim control of his diet.
A husband and a father of two children becomes so addicted to cheeseburgers that he doesn't feel right without eating at least three cheeseburgers a day.
A mother becomes so lonely after divorcing her husband and her children have moved out that she turns to sweets for comfort. Her addiction gets so severe that she eats them at every meal of the day.
A 29-year-old mother of a 7-year-old girl has always been a picky eater and loved fries so much they are the only food she is willing to eat.
A young man develops such an unhealthy relationship with pizza that he eventually loses his ability to play volleyball and suffers from headaches, heart palpitations, and vomiting each morning. With all this pain, he turns to pizza for comfort.
A young man who grew up in a strict family becomes addicted to raw meat and dismisses his brother's concern for the health consequences.