Marco Torres: These 2 Processed Foods are Causing Addiction to Junk Food

Food for thought.

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Flickr - Donut - Sugar DazeWritten by Marco Torres, Prevent Disease, Waking Times, December 17, 2014 – http://tinyurl.com/nh98ltr

If you guessed refined sugars and processed oils, give yourself a gold star. Diets that lead to obesity — specifically diets high in refined sugars and processed oils may cause changes to the brains of obese people that in turn may fuel over-consumption of those same foods and make weight loss more challenging.

The problem is that the body exerts a strong defense against undernutrition and weight loss, but applies a much weaker resistance to over-consumption and weight gain — a human behavior food industry scientists have learned to exploit in their favor.

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