Beware Of These Highly Addictive Foods

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Published: Monday, October 8, 2012, 18:03 [IST]
 
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Some people always love to have an ice cream or a chocolate. Why do you think that happens? There are certain foods that cause food addiction. Check out these addictive foods and try to keep them out of the list of your healthy diet.

Chocolate- This is considered to be one of the most addictive foods. There are certain alkaloids in chocolate that are quite similar to that found in alcohol. That is not the sole reason that makes chocolate addictive. The caffeine and sugar found in chocolates are also responsible for it. In fact chocolates are one of the foods that are so highly addictive that sometimes they are used to combat alcohol cravings.

Chocolate

This is considered to be one of the most addictive foods. There are certain alkaloids in chocolate that are quite similar to that found in alcohol.

Ice Cream

Researches have proved that addiction towards ice cream and cocaine are almost the same.

Cheese

Say that you want to stay healthy instead of saying cheese. Studies have proved that cheese has some amounts of morphine and caseine that causes food addiction.

Caffeinated Drinks

When we say caffeinated drinks we not only mean coffee, but also tea, soda and other drinks with a caffenine content. You must have noticed that some people are so addicted to these drinks that they simply can't spend a day without having it.

Sugar

Sugar is one of the highly addictive foods. And this addiction begins at a very young age. Food addiction might be one of the reasons for your absolute love for cup cakes and other sweetened items.

Salty Snacks

Almost all kinds of salty snacks can be included in the list of the most addictive foods. You must have observed that some people have a real food addiction towards chips.

Fast Food

e all are aware about the addictiveness that fast foods have. Almost all addictive elements in foods like fats, sugar, cheese, salt, casein etc are present in fast foods.

Ice Cream- Researches have proved that addiction towards ice cream and cocaine are almost the same. If you eat highly addictive foods then it changes the way brain your responds to the food cravings. This is mainly due to the high fat and sugar content in the ice creams.

Cheese- Say that you want to stay healthy instead of saying cheese. Studies have proved that cheese has some amounts of morphine and caseine that causes food addiction. It is one of the reasons why people keep asking for more cheese at the servings. This is not at all one of the healthy foods to be included in your list.

Caffeinated Drinks- When we say caffeinated drinks we not only mean coffee, but also tea, soda and other drinks with a caffenine content. You must have noticed that some people are so addicted to these drinks that they simply can't spend a day without having it.

Sugar- Sugar is one of the highly addictive foods. And this addiction begins at a very young age. Food addiction might be one of the reasons for your absolute love for cup cakes and other sweetened items. When you consume more sugar then more insulin is discharged in your body. This causes compulsive eating of sweet items.

Salty Snacks- Almost all kinds of salty snacks can be included in the list of the most addictive foods. You must have observed that some people have a real food addiction towards chips. This is because of the fact that the saltiness of these items give an immense pleasure to the taste buds and your brain. Try to avoid eating such unhealthy foods.

Fast Food- We all are aware about the addictiveness that fast foods have. Almost all addictive elements in foods like fats, sugar, cheese, salt, casein etc are present in fast foods. This causes severe food addiction that is quite difficult to overcome.

Try to quit the habit of eating all these foods as they are not very healthy to be included in your meals.

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