HEALTHY LIVING
04/05/2012 01:50 pm ET Updated Jun 05, 2012

Yes, Food Can Be Addictive

Can food really be as addictive as drugs? In an impassioned lecture at Rockefeller University on Wednesday, Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, made the case that the answer is yes and that understanding the commonalities between food and drug addictions could offer insights into all types of compulsive behavior.

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