Posted on: April 14, 2016
We all have heard that eating quantities of sugar every day can be bad for us, but can it really be addictive? Like drugs can be addictive? The short answer is yes, for some people it certainly can be!
Why? One big reason is that the research shows that sugar causes a release of dopamine in the reward center of the brain — just like addictive drugs. In fact, sugar and many junk foods can cause massive dopamine release. For more information on this fascinating subject, see this article in Science Direct
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