Oreo’s Cookies Just as Addictive as Cocaine

Posted on November 3, 2013 by

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New research suggests that sugary, fatty treats can elicit the same reaction and activate the brain in a similar manner as cocaine and morphine in lab rats.  In fact, in this study, the brain chemistry in the rats were higher in the ‘pleasure center’ after eating an Oreo versus being injected with either morphine or cocaine.

To read more on this, visit. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/oreos-addictive-cocaine/story?id=20590182

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