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Junk Food: Its Addiction and Impacts on Health

Junk Food: Its Addiction and Impacts on Health
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Examining on rats, American researchers found indications that junk foods are as addictive as drugs. In a release, Connecticut College researchers said the high-fat/high-sugar food stimulate the brain in the same way the drugs do. “It may explain why some people can’t resist these foods despite the fact that they know they are bad for them,” says Joseph Schroeder, the associate professor of psychology and director of the behavioral neuroscience program of the Connecticut College Junk food is linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, nutrition deficit, depression and many others health problems.