UM study: fast food may be addictive

Mar 27, 2015

Dr. Ashley Gearhardt
Credit www.lsa.umich.edu/psych

A new study from the University of Michigan indicates that there may be something to those fast food cravings you get. The findings indicate that highly processed foods heavy in fat, salt, and sugar are among the most addictive foods out there.

Current State’s Melissa Benmark speaks with the study’s lead author, Dr. Ashley Gearhardt, about why researchers looked at this particular issue.

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