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Food additives, food and the concept of ‘food addiction’: Is stimulation of the brain reward circuit by food sufficient to trigger addiction?

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 11 March 2019

This literature review explores the evidence surrounding the concept of 'food addiction' and the impact of food additives in stimulating eating disorders.

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(19)30062-8/fulltext

Onaolapo, A. Y. and Onaolapo, O. J. Food additives, food and the concept of ‘food addiction’: Is stimulation of the brain reward circuit by food sufficient to trigger addiction? Pathophysiology, Vol 25,(4), December 2018, Pages 263-276