TITLE

Food & Addiction: Can Some Foods Hijack the Brain?

AUTHOR(S)
Lim, Dennis
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Nutrition Action Health Letter;May2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on overeating or food addiction, which is said to be the cause of obesity in children in the U.S. Evidence suggests that some foods may hijack the brain like an addictive drug. According to Kelly Brownell, director at Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, the food industry manipulates the quality of its products to maximize desirability. INSETS: "That's How I'm Wired...";What to Do.
ACCESSION #
74689240

 

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