Posted on July 6, 2014 by Hemi Weingarten The Addictive Effects of Sugar Explained [Video] 1 Reply TedEd has posted a great video explaining the addictive effect of sugar on our brain. It’s only 5 minutes long. Like alcohol, tobacco, and drugs, sugar can be addictive. Watch and learn. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow You may also like Opinion: Don’t Blame "Added Sugars" in Food for ObesityVocabulary lesson: We are CHOOSERS, not CHEATERS when it comes to foodIf Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?