Science is showing that being sugar addicted is a real medical condition that is largely the produce of modern day food manufacturing, the use of this natural sweetener has been in very much in the news lately due to New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, The Mayor tried to ban the sale of large sodas due to their high sweetener content. There are many who are living sugar addicted and it is an actual condition that can cause serious health consequences.
Addiction to a sweetener
Although table sugar is safe and healthy in moderation, there is a very dark side to the sweetener, this secret side is used by food manufacturers to “hook” consumers into using more of their product, and more often. Sugar is an ingredient that has been added to also every food on the market, it is added to bread,milk,fruit juices and even vegetables, the dark side of these excess usage of the sweetener is that it creates a brain related addiction, this has proven by science researchers in Europe. Forming this addiction in the consumer is a common practice by companies seeking more profit. If you are one of the many saying “ I am addicted to sugar” it is important to know that this is a serious condition that can cause obesity,diabetes,heart disease and even speed aging.
When a sweetener becomes a drug
Researchers at Bordeaux University in France revealed a stunning study on the addiction to sugar, the sweetener has a stronger addictive potential than cocaine, when rats addicted to cocaine were forced to choose cocaine or the sweetener the rats became more addicted to the sugar than the cocaine. The brains “needed” the sweetness, the reason for this is that in large quantities the sweetener reacts on the brain in the same way as cocaine
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