With the average American eating 19 teaspoons of sugar daily, and studies finding its intense sweetness eight times more addictive than cocaine, unprecedented numbers of people now identify as “sugar addicts.”

“Losing control” upon consuming some sugar can certainly sound like addiction, but is sugar addiction really real?

The Physiological Pull

Many studies clearly show that sugar does light up the brain’s pleasure and reward centers, but does this mean sugar is addictive? Eating sugar

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