Sweet need


In a study that demonstrates the addictive potential of sweets and might help explain the obesity epidemic, researchers learn that for 40 of 43 rats, sweetened water wins out over cocaine, and even a majority of drug-addicted rodents pick sweets over drug.

Read the story at Los Angeles Times

Tags: dopamine, France, Magalie Lenoir, saccharin, Society for Neuroscience, sugar, University of Bordeaux

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