A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds further weight to speculation that people can be just as addicated to certain food as they can drugs. Researchers at the Oregon Research Institute concluded that cravings for dessert - ice cream in particular – were similar to those experienced by drug addicts.
Co-author Dr Kyle Burger said overconsumption of high-fat or high-sugar foods may change how the brain responds to these foods in a way that lowers the…Read full post
Having trouble resisting the donuts and other processed goodies in the office day in and day out? Well, it might not be your fault. Turns out, those donuts may be just as addictive as cocaine or cigarettes.
A growing body of intensive medical research in the US suggests that processed foods and sugary snacks can hijack our brains in ways that resemble addictions to cocaine and other drugs. In fact, there have been more than 28 independent studies and papers on food addiction published…Read full post