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More bad news for those like me who have a huge sweet tooth and no dental insurance to have it removed. Sugar isn’t only bad for your teeth and your waistline – now researchers are equating it with poisons and illicit drugs.
According to brain scans, sugar is as addictive as cocaine, the California-based endocrinologist told CBS News’ “60 Minutes.”
It causes a euphoric effect that triggers dopamine, the chemical that controls pleasure in the brain.
The average America eats a third of a pound of sugar every day — 130 pounds a year.
Sugar consumption is down 40% since the 1970s but high fructose corn syrup consumption is way up.
2011 is coming to a close and what better way to start the end is to take a quick look at the highlights of this year..
In New Jersey, an employee of Dunkin Donuts is being tried for selling poon tang along with their coffee and donuts in what was called “Operation Extra Sugar”