When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more.Jan 7, 2014  – Nicole Avena

Watch this video to learn more about how we become addicted to sugar and the changes it makes to our brain.

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