3/29/2010

Cocaine-like addiction from Fatty Foods?

Over on Health.com Sarah posts about a new scientific study on how fatty foods are addicting.

"A new study in rats suggests that high-fat, high-calorie foods affect the brain in much the same way as cocaine and heroin. When rats consume these foods in great enough quantities, it leads to compulsive eating habits that resemble drug addiction, the study found."

Now you have even more reason to stay away from that junk food!

Read the full article here.

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