Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cookies and methamphetamines

A recent New York Times opinion article by Dr. Richard Friedman points out some valuable neuroscience that explains a lot about why addictive drugs and addictive eating are pretty similar within the human brain. Both addictive foods and addictive drugs interact with the reward centers of our brain and there is an increase in the…
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Obesity is really two diseases

Most people think of it as one problem, and most positions and health authorities think of it is just a single difficult problem, but the truth is it's really two different diseases. First, obesity is a disease of too much weight gain, resulting from an excess of calories ingested and stored compared to calories burned.…
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