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Decoding Hunger: A Simple Craving or Food Addiction?

  By posted Mar 20th 2012
Diet & Fitness

It doesn’t matter if you're pregnant, a health freak, figure-conscious, or a bodybuilding maniac, every one is hypnotized into craving spicy samosas, salty chips, oily bhajias or chocolates. On this debatable topic, psychologists say, our craving for oily food is linked to prehistoric times, where fats were crucial for survival in harsh conditions. Whereas neuroscientists reveal that fatty foods produce the same chemical found in marijuana, which has us addicted. But research also reveals that we crave for such foods when our body lacks certain vitamins and minerals. Let’s take a look…*Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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