Chocolate, Cheese, Meat, and Sugar — Physically Addictive Foods

Neal Barnard MD discusses the science behind food additions. According to his analysis willpower is not to blame for our addiction to some foods like chocolate, cheese, meat, and sugar. They each release opiate-like substances. He advocates a vegan diet as the solution to many health problems. Neal Barnard is the founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).

It all makes me feel like having a pizza 😉

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Author: Kate Carruthers

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She is certified in information security and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies terrorism and security. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.