Attention: Cheese Is Just As Addictive As Crack Cocaine

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Cheese lovers everywhere rejoice.

No longer will you have to feel guilty at finishing half a block in a couple of hours, because apparently, it’s not actually your fault.

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That’s because new research has shown it can actually be as addictive as crack cocaine and a whole host of other drugs.

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The study was done by the University of Michigan, and published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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It found that cheese was particularly addictive because of casein, a protein found in all milk products.

It then releases casomorphins, which mess with your dopamine reactors and trigger the addictive element in food.

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There were 500 students who participated in the study, with pizza being the most addictive food.

Three cheese pizzas all round then?


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La Times

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