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Feeling KOOL – Food Addiction

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Not being able to control your impulses could be a big risk factor in food addiction.  Researchers with Boston University Medical Center say impulsive study participants produced more of a brain chemical associated with reward.  Test subjects also couldn’t seem to grasp the negative consequences of eating too much junk food.  It’s still unclear whether the impulsiveness led to or was a result of the food addiction.

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