Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Junk Food May Be Addictive as Drugs

High sugar high carbohydrates and high fat diet does equal an addiction. (Figure 1-1) Missing vitamins or a deficiency of a certain vitamins anywhere in the linked chain can cause a collapse, with health problems being the result. A growing body of medical research at leading universities and government laboratories suggests that processed foods and sugary drinks made by the likes of PepsiCo Inc. and Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT) are not simply unhealthy. They can hijack the brain in ways that resemble addictions to cocaine, nicotine and other drugs. (Robert Langreth, 2011)

                  (Figure 1-1) Uploaded by yolimastermind on Dec 20, 2009 High sugar high carbs high fat diet = Addiction

Individuals must have carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals salts and fiber in the correct proportions. If there is not enough protein, individuals will not be able to grow properly and individual will not be able to repair oneself wounds will not heal properly.  Micro nutrients help trigger thousands of chemical reactions essential to maintaining good health. Eating a balanced diet means choosing a wide variety of foods and drinks from all the food groups. The goal is to take in the nutrient that is needed for health lifestyle.  A research conducted by Firman E. at Rutgers University in the Natural Gardener’s the minerals different in the organic verse conventional vegetables. (Figure 1-2) Many individuals have gotten away from eating and growing organic foods that have the minerals that are so important for one’s health.

    (Figure 1-2) A research conducted by Firman E. at Rutgers University in the Natural Gardener’s 

Education, diets and drugs to treat obesity have proven largely ineffective and the new science of obesity may explain why, proponents say. Constant stimulation with tasty, calorie-laden foods may desensitize the brain’s circuitry, leading individuals to consume greater quantities of junk food to maintain a constant state of pleasure. (Robert Langreth, 2011) In conclusion, in the United State unhealthy individuals will still increase because of the process food industries are not going away any time soon.

Works Cited

Robert Langreth, D. D. (2011, November 2). Fatty Foods Addictive as Cocaine in Growing Body of Science. Retrieved from Bloomberg:

This article was written by Michelle at Peoples Natural Living

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