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Why are we so addicted to carbohydrates and why is it so hard to break the addiction?

Why are we so addicted to carbohydrates and why is it so hard to break the addiction? Many of us are addicted to carbohydrates without even knowing it. Years ago, sugar manufacturers were successful at marketing many sweet products that were high in sugar and were irresistible.   If you remember Karo syrup, or Bosco chocolate syrup, or other products such as captain crunch, these products likely got you addicted. Carbohydrates act on the pleasure center of the brain.  When they are not present, you may find yourself always looking for that sweet thing to snack on. This has resulted in Read More »