Sugar “Is As Addictive As Cocaine”


Warning Cutting It Out May Lead To Withdrawal Symptoms Similar To A Drug Addict Going Cold Turkey

By Ben Spencer

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Sugar could be just as addictive as cocaine, research has suggested.

It has a similar effect on the brain to powerful illegal drugs, scientists warned.

It means sugar can cause cravings, binges and withdrawal symptoms similar to a drug addict going cold turkey, they said.

Cutting it out may lead to depression and even behavioural disorders such as ADHD, the paper published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine revealed.

Experts are increasingly worried about consumption of sugar in Britain, particularly among children.

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