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Posts tagged addiction

December 8, 2016

 

fin gourmet

Fin Gourmet Gives Asian Carp, Addicts A Second Chance

Fin tackles the problem of invasive species by selling high-end Asian carp products while employing some of their community's most vulnerable members.

October 31, 2016

 

sugar in a spoon

Sugar’s Transition From Nice To Nasty

We may be addicted to sugar as a culture, but not in the way some of us are addicted to drugs like cocaine or heroin: The problem is a collective one.

February 29, 2012

What Would You Do-oo-oo? 

ice cream

Warning: That Cone Could Be Habit-Forming

A new study looks into the brain activity behind ice cream cravings.

April 13, 2011

Food Cravings 

Kid Eating A Cupcake

We Have Loved Sweets Since Birth And Food Companies Know It

A new documentary claims our brains are predisposed to be addicted to sweet and salty foods. Naturally, food companies use this info to sell us more junk.

April 7, 2011

Food Dependency 

A chocolate milkshake

Cravings For Junk Food Mirror Drug Addictions

This just in: junk food is addictive. But researchers claim our brains consider junk food as addictive as drugs.

January 18, 2011

Can't Stop Eating 

beer and cocktail

Study Shows Addictive Tendencies Tied To Obesity

Researchers at Washington University have found a link between overeating and family history of alcoholism. Does this mean we can be addicted to food?

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