Fatty Foods Addictive Like Cocaine in Growing Body of Scientific Research – Bloomberg

So here’s another reason to skip the fatty foods…

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 made by the likes of PepsiCo Inc. and Kraft Foods Inc. KFT aren’t simply unhealthy. They can hijack the brain in ways that resemble addictions to cocaine, nicotine and other drugs.

via Fatty Foods Addictive Like Cocaine in Growing Body of Scientific Research – Bloomberg.

So, fatty foods aren’t just unhealthy, but they’re very addictive too… Well, that’s just another reason to eat healthy foods, they don’t get you hooked in the same way as a number of drugs will.

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