Food & Sugar Addiction

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“ I think it's really about getting your relationship to be a healthy one with sugar. Getting rid of the dependence, breaking up those bad habits, and then being able to regain that control.”

Dr. Nicole Avena talks to us about sugar and food addiction; what it means, the brain reward system, if being hangry is real, and the relation between food and mood.

Dr. Nicole Avena is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and a Visiting Professor of Health Psychology at Princeton University. In addition to over 100 peer-reviewed scholarly publications, Dr. Avena has written several books, includingWhat to Eat When You’re Pregnant,What to Feed Your Baby and Toddler andWhat to Eat When You Want to Get Pregnant.

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