food addiction

Food Addiction: Signs and help for Food Addicts

The indication of food addiction in people has gained increasing support in recent times. That comes from the effects of compulsive overeating on the brain’s pleasure centers and imaging.  Experiments in humans and animals show that, for some individuals, the same pleasure and reward centers of the brain that are generated by addictive drugs like heroin and cocaine are also triggered by food, particularly highly palatable foods. Highly palatable foods are rich in Sugar Fat…

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