Have you ever eaten just one bite of your favorite food, and then found yourself reaching for the additive? Such dishes or ingredients are the most dangerous enemies to our health, if they trick us into eating not to satisfy our hunger, but for the sake of obtaining dubious pleasure. We will tell you what kind of products they are.
It turns out that not only the carbohydrate source itself can cause serious addiction, but also foods containing it in excess, such as sweets, sugary drinks, white bread, baked goods. The main problem is that we ourselves often provoke unhealthy addictions. How? Everything is very simple: with a strict diet, due to the lack of the required amount of glucose in the body, energy leaves us, causeless fatigue and irritability appear, in order to correct the situation, we allow ourselves to eat a piece of chocolate or a small candy. It would seem that such a scanty retreat cannot do much harm to the figure, but even a cube of chocolate can dramatically raise the sugar level in the body, and after an hour and a half, it drops below the level that was before their use,which causes a serious hunger and an even greater need for sweets.
As you know, chocolate is an excellent assistant in the fight against bad mood, the problem is that after eating one piece it is completely impossible to stop. Experts say that the main feature of chocolate is that it promotes the active production of serotonin, a mood-lifting substance, this is due to the content of three stimulants: sugar, caffeine, and also theobromine, a natural alkaloid of "good mood", which means that chocolate may well be belongs to the group of mild antidepressants. And if, unlike pills, this delicacy cannot harm our psyche, then the figure is completely.
Some time ago, on various European sites, the news flashed more than once that cheese causes a serious addiction akin to a drug. Of course, cheese is not as dangerous as substances that completely destroy the body in a very short time. In addition, many of us can easily do without cheese for quite a long time, but the fact remains that the substances contained in this dairy product really contribute to easy addiction: cheese contains casein - a protein that is broken down during digestion and forms opiates, called casomorphins. Cheese contains much more casein than milk, ice cream, butter and other dairy products, which makes cheese stand out from the crowd and, presumably, makes it capable of forming an addiction (read also: "6" horror stories "about cheese,after which you will not want it ").
Due to the fact that our favorite treat since childhood contains a huge amount of saturated fat and sugar, it can not only significantly increase our weight, but also turn us into "cream addicts." The same principle works here as in the case of chocolate - ice cream, as a rule, causes the sweet tooth to resemble a real euphoria, similar to that experienced by drug addicts. The trouble is that over time, again by analogy with strong psychotropic substances, pleasure dulls and more and more sweets are required for a good mood.
The main danger of dried potatoes, a favorite dish of our children, is that it is completely impossible to eat, say, only one piece, followed by a second, and then a third, fourth, and so on, and it is not at all a fact that you will experience real hunger. Scientists call this phenomenon hedonistic hyperphagia - eating anything not to satisfy hunger, but to get pleasure. What is the magic power of chips? According to doctors, in addition to salt and spices, many manufacturers add "triggers" to chips - substances that stimulate the pleasure center in the brain.
Such dependence may arise from frequent consumption of foods high in animal fats. In addition, it has been proven that with painful menstruation, spicy and fatty foods can relieve discomfort, however, only for a while, after which you will have to go to the refrigerator again. Meanwhile, according to recent research, smoked meats contain an unreasonable amount of additives and a high percentage of starch that are harmful to their health.
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