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November 20, 2013
Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
November 18, 2013
Are Sugary Foods Addictive?
Evidence from PET scans suggests brain activity changes from the overconsumption of sugar may parallel that of drug addiction. Diminished “pleasure center” dopamine pathway sensitivity in obese...
June 3, 2013
Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
In a double-blind study, lavender oil worked as well as the valium-like drug lorazepam (Ativan) for relief of persistent anxiety, though there are concerns about estrogenic effects.
September 3, 2009
Dietary Brain Wave Alteration
A neurological basis for humanity's love affair with Camellia sinensis?
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