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 Food Addiction and Toxic Hunger  
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Spilling the Beans on Coffee
Although coffee contains some phytochemicals that can act as antioxidants, it also contains caffeine, which is a drug.

Redefining Hunger

The low-nutrient foods of the standard American diet create toxic withdrawal symptoms that are commonly misinterpreted as hunger. For many people, these uncomfortable symptoms are the undoing of all of their attempts to lose weight.

Eat More Often, Gain Weight
Eating smaller, more frequent meals is a popular weight loss strategy, but research suggests that snacking has the opposite effect.

High-glycemic Foods May Fuel Addictive Cravings
A relationship has been found between the intensity of the blood glucose response to a certain food and the degree of activity in a region of the brain associated with pleasure and reward.

Dopamine: why “just one bite” doesn’t work
Junk food is ubiquitously available, legal, cheap, and socially accepted; therefore, it becomes the drug of choice for many of us.

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