Do you find it hard to say no to sugary foods?
If so, you may be addicted to sugar.
In recent years, scientists have discovered fascinating findings, which reveal what sugaraholics have been feeling for years — they may be addicted.
Learn how in this fascinating episode of Gab with the Gurus, when I interviewed neuroscientist and addiction expert Nicole Avena, Ph.D., who has been conducting studies related to sugar and its addictive properties for the past 10 years.
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If you’re a sugar addict, you definitely want to listen to this show.
Dr. Avena — who received a Ph.D. in neuroscience and psychology from Princeton University and had a postdoctoral fellowship in molecular biology at The Rockefeller University in New York City — is the author of Why Diets Fail: Because You’re Addicted to Sugar.
In my interview with Dr. Avena, you’ll discover groundbreaking research connecting sugar to obesity and addiction.
You’ll also find out:
- How being addicted to sugar is similar to being hooked on drugs;
- Why people may overeat sugary foods that taste good;
- Why it can be tough to lose weight;
- The connection between obesity, addiction and the brain;
- And more.
Listen now, or later, to this exciting show.