Heroin & French Fries : A Modern Day Addiction

The notion that some foods behave in the same manner as narcotics do goes back at least twenty years in scientific circles. A number of studies have been conducted to test bodily responses to eating and drugs, their effect on our brains and emotional wellbeing. Both, when done in excess, pose a considerable challenge to … Continue reading Heroin & French Fries : A Modern Day Addiction

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Salt: A pinch for Health

Salt is nothing less than a miracle worker when it comes to food. Its allure is far superior to that of sugar and fat. Unlike the later, salt comes from the ocean and cannot be created by a human, animal or plant body. Some food scientists believe our desire for salt comes from evolutionary history: … Continue reading Salt: A pinch for Health