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  1. A Twist on Food Addiction

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    September 25, 2014 by Johanna Burani

    Some people wake up craving a warm breakfast croissant, oozing with butter and a rich cream filling.  Others “can’t live” without potato chips, cheeseburgers and fries.Male doctor examines X-ray picture of a human brain

    These people feel “addicted” to these foods.  No surprise: sugar, salt and fat are food’s most effective flavor enhancers and the brain’s reward center pays close and affectionate attention to them when they enter the body.  This can lead to deep-rooted neurological pathways for food addictions.

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Gushers vs Tricklers


"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.


Johanna Burani
MS, RD, CDE
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

Expert in individualized, low-glycemic index (low GI) meal planning.

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