The tasty drug

Sugar Can Be Addictive: Animal Studies Show Sugar Dependence:

A Princeton University scientist will present new evidence today demonstrating that sugar can be an addictive substance, wielding its power over the brains of lab animals in a manner similar to many drugs of abuse

Some of you might be wondering, “they had to do a study on that?” Just another reminder that something “cultural” such as cuisine is strongly constrained & shaped by biological parameters.  Not only that, but the consequences of said addiction differ due to human genetic variation.

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