Sugar Is a “Drug” and Here’s How We’re Hooked

In an article titled, “Sugar Is a “Drug” and Here’s How We’re Hooked” on Dr. Sack  discusses how sugar works like many addictive drugs and that the “prevalence and promotion of sugary foods and beverages, coupled with how it affects our brains, make addiction an issue.”  Dr. Sack also talks about how not enough parents are educating their children about healthy nutrition, and that the parents may be reinforcing bad eating habits.   Dr. Sack also states that “the biggest problem we’ve seen is that parents who are overweight or obese themselves feed these food to their kids and don’t see it as abnormal.”  Read the full article here.

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