Oreos as addictive as cocaine?

By: News services
October 17, 2013 Updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:10 pm
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photo - There may be a good reason you can't stop eating Oreos. (AP file)
There may be a good reason you can't stop eating Oreos. (AP file) 

Wonder why you can't put down the Oreos?

There might be a biological reason for that, ABC News reports.

Research suggests that sugary, fatty foods can elicit the same reaction and activate the brain in a similar way as cocaine and morphine - at least in lab rats.

Read more here.

 

Oreos as addictive as cocaine?

By: News services
Updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:10 pm

Wonder why you can't put down the Oreos? There might be a biological reason for that, ABC News reports. Research suggests that sugary, fatty foods can elicit the same reaction and activate the brain in a similar way as cocaine and morphine - at least in lab rats. Read more here.

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