Is Sugar Addictive?
Why Sugar Makes Us Feel So Good
In this video from TedEd, the manner in which sugar can become addictive is explained. Note that "sugar" refers to many types of food that are broken down quickly by the body, including starches like bread, potatoes, and rice, as well as corn syrup. this applies to the fructose that is in fruits as well.
It is well worth the few minutes it takes to watch it!http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/01/15/262741403/why-sugar-makes-us-feel-so-good?utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=20140119&utm_source=mostemailed