Test Kitchen: Feed Your Sweet-Tooth Addiction!

Let’s start by saying, “it’s not our fault.”   Needing carbs…wanting carbs..CRAVING carbs is hardwired into our systems.   Dr. Oz stated it concisely:  “Ever wonder why white carbs are so addictive? It has to do with chemicals that travel from the stomach to the part of the brain where you produce dopamine, a hormone and neurotransmitter that affects the brain’s pleasure and reward centers. Once these areas of the brain are stimulated, you’ll keep on wanting more of the addictive substance, whether it’s alcohol, drugs or carbs.”

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