I happen to agree with this blogger 100%..please take but a moment and read this…..it is about SUGAR
From researchers, in their article written for the New York Times about their study of the addictive qualities of sugar:
Sugar is addictive. And we don’t mean addictive in that way that people talk about delicious foods. We mean addictive, literally, in the same way as drugs. And the food industry is doing everything it can to keep us hooked….Sugar stimulates brain pathways just as an opioid would, and sugar has been found to be habit-forming in people. Cravings induced by sugar are comparable to those induced by addictive drugs like cocaine and nicotine. And although other food components may also be pleasurable, sugar may be uniquely addictive in the food world.
Science is studying the addictive cycle of sugar and here is a sample paper on the findings:
Overall, this research has revealed that sugar and sweet reward can not only substitute to addictive drugs, like cocaine…
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