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You Might as Well Face it, You’re Addicted to Fat

on February 28, 2012

By now you know that we really buy into the idea that the way we eat and the behaviors we establish are passed on to our children.  And they matter.

Check out the (disturbing) link below about how fat and sugar are addictive substances.  Several studies are highlighted in the article and at least 1 cites rats preferring sugar water to cocaine.  If that doesn’t keep you up at night, I don’t know what will.

(It’s a long article, but worth the read.)

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-11-11/fatty-foods-addictive-as-cocaine-in-growing-body-of-science.html

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