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Could I be addicted to junk food?

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Recently, a US study revealed that the same neurological and behavioural patterns seen in cocaine and heroin addicts are also present in obese rodents that were given extended access to a sweet, fatty buffet. “High-calorie foods trigger the release of dopamine, which results in a feel-good high,” says Dr Louis Aronne from Weill Cornell Medical College in the US. Kick your habit by going cold turkey: Replace chips, ice cream and candy with popcorn, yogurt and fruit. Want a filling snack? Eat crunchy vegetables like carrots, celery and radishes dipped in salsa.
 

 



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Bingeing on junk food is as addictive as smoking or taking drugs and could cause compulsive eating and obesity, a study has found. http://www.heroin-addiction.net

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