Is sugar the worlds most popular drug? | Gary Taubes

The Long Read: It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good? Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesnt have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its sublime and soothing effects. Imagine that it mixes well with virtually every food and particularly liquids, and that when given to infants it provokes a feeling of pleasure so profoun...
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Are You Addicted to Carb’s?

Carb Addiction It is probably true that you can be addicted to carb's like any other food substance that has been altered into a state that our bodies cannot handle like high calorie, sugar and fat laden foods.  This article speaks exactly of that addition...read more below.  “But in the last few decades, our food supply has been transformed by highly-processed, hyper-palatable food products.” As a result, the glycemic load of the typical diet has risen substantially, he said. New...
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