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Stuff you should know about food addiction.

Sugar and Sobriety by Matthew Lovitt
8 months ago

Sugar and Sobriety by Matthew Lovitt

Matthew Lovitt is a Master Nutrition Therapist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition, specializing in the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction with food & fitness. You can learn more about …
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Fatty Food as Addictive as Cocaine?
2 years ago

Fatty Food as Addictive as Cocaine?

By  • Food, Science

A growing body of medical research suggests that processed foods and sugary liquid made by the likes of Pepsi and Kraft aren’t simply unhealthy. They can HIJACK THE BRAIN in ways that …
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Gaining Weight After Dropping Drugs
2 years ago

Gaining Weight After Dropping Drugs

By  • Cocaine, Food

Rodney Zimmers was 21 years old and 135 pounds when he got off heroin and cocaine for good. Three years later, he was still drug free but had ballooned to …
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5 Types of Addiction That Aren’t Drugs or Alcohol
2 years ago

5 Types of Addiction That Aren’t Drugs or Alcohol

By  • Food, Resources, Sex

The progressive disease of addiction affects millions of Americans, and its’ devastating impacts go beyond the life of the addict. Addiction affects the family and loved ones of the addict as …
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Food Addiction isn’t always about the body – it’s about the brain
2 years ago

Food Addiction isn’t always about the body – it’s about the brain

By  • Food, Science

Together, obesity and Type 2 diabetes rank among our nation’s greatest health problem, and they largely result from what many call an addiction to sugar. But solving this problem …
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John Oliver Wants the Sugar Industry to Show us its Peanuts
2 years ago

John Oliver Wants the Sugar Industry to Show us its Peanuts

We’re really digging the new HBO comedy-news show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. On last night’s Last Week.. John reported on America’s sugar addiction. The average American ingests 75-pounds of …
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Why is Junk Food Addictive?
3 years ago

Why is Junk Food Addictive?

By  • Food, Science, Video

Science is a part of our everyday lives. So its no surprise that there’s a scientific answer to the question: Why is Junk Food Addictive?

In the video below from The …
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Fatty Foods Addictive as Cocaine in Growing Body of Science
3 years ago

Fatty Foods Addictive as Cocaine in Growing Body of Science

Cupcakes may be addictive, just like cocaine. A growing body of medical research at leading universities and government laboratories suggests that processed foods and sugary drinks can hijack the brain in ways …
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How does Alcohol Poisoning Correlate with the Cost of Potato Chips?
3 years ago

How does Alcohol Poisoning Correlate with the Cost of Potato Chips?

Correlation does not equal causation. Sift through some data sets, and you’ll find all sorts of statistics that can be mapped onto each other. Here we demonstrate that two things …
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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food
3 years ago

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

By  • Food, News, Science

On the evening of April 8, 1999, a long line of Town Cars and taxis pulled up to the Minneapolis headquarters of Pillsbury and discharged 11 men who controlled America’s …
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