Is Sugar Addictive?

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There's been a lot of research that's been coming out over the past several years that's been looking at how sugar in particular affects brain reward systems and how it might be related to perpetuating over eating and indeed there has been evidence that suggests that sugar when over consumed can result in signs of tolerance, it can result in signs of withdrawal, craving and it can also resolve in changes in the brain that are similar to what you would see during addiction to drug abuse and together both behaviorally and neurolchemically, there are overlaps and existing evidence that is there that suggests that there is a sure and act like an addictive substance for some.