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. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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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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