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Gazette Premium Content Oreos as addictive as cocaine?

News services Updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:10 pm
News services Updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:10 pm • Published: October 17, 2013

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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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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