Ain't that the truth!The low carb diet definitely diminishes the carb addiciton. But I find when I slip up and start eating carbs like crackers or chips, the addiction returns with a fury. So I do think it is like being a drug addict or alcoholic, there are some of us who need to steer clear of carbs forever. I know some people who can eat one chocolate chip cookie and be satisfied. When I eat one cookie, my body just wants more and more.