We usually think of food and drugs as distinct categories. But they have a lot of similarities: They're both substances you put in your body, and many people find it hard not to go overboard —remember when "Bet you can't eat just one" was the slogan for Lays potato chips? There's been plenty of research into why this is, but a new study has found one more reason behind these parallels. It turns out that junk food can hit your system with the speed and intensity of a controlled substance.
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Written by Mae Rice August 17, 2018
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