Cheese as an Addictive Drug

Cheese as an Addictive Drug

Cheese is addictive, just like drugs, and now there’s scientific evidence to prove it. Researchers from the University of Michigan found that the foods most highly associated with problematic and addictive-like eating behaviors were * processed foods, * foods high … Continue reading

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The Addictive Effects of Sugar Explained [Video]

The Addictive Effects of Sugar Explained [Video]

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. FREE: Lose weight with Fooducate Download on the … Continue reading

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Food and the Brain: Is Sugar Addictive?

Food and the Brain: Is Sugar Addictive?

This is a guest blog post by Jennifer Lee, Ph.D. We’ve all heard of “sugar-highs” and informal theories that foods, especially sweets, can act like drugs in our system. But how much truth lies in such rumors? If food can … Continue reading

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Alcoholic. Junkie. Sugar Addict ??

Alcoholic. Junkie. Sugar Addict ??

There are some people who can’t resist sugary treats. We say they have a sweet tooth. But pretty soon, we may be calling them “sugar addicts”. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, have published a position paper in … Continue reading

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