Fat and Sugar Changes Brain Activity

Friday, July 31, 2009 12:06
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If you eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and then start bouncing off the walls, it’s safe to say your brain activity has been altered.

It could also go the other way. If you eat a bunch of doughnuts and then purge because of shame, you’d be pretty bummed out.

That’s why experts believe new findings on the effects of high-fat, high-sugar foods on brain receptors may give insight into eating disorders.

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