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Are You Addicted to Food?

When you finally have it, you sweat, your heart races, you get flushed in the face, you reach a moment of utter bliss. Sounds like a drug addiction, right? Well, I’m actually just talking about food addiction. I shouldn’t say just a food addiction though, since a large portion of the nation is suffering from obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other conditions induced by bad eating habits. But researchers have found that it is no coincidence that the sensations one feels when they eat certain fast foods or junk food are very similar to the sensations of smoking a cigarette or even doing heroine. Don’t shake your head at the next overweight person you see and say “they have no self-control” because given the right food, you may lose all control too.



Beer With Benefits... 4 Reasons to Drink Guinness

St. Patrick’s Day is often equated with two things: wearing green and drinking Guinness. Ok… so it can also be equated with next am hangovers. Not this year! While your friends may be barely able to lift their throbbing heads, swearing off alcohol for good (this time), and shunning the site of the piles of empty beer bottles, you might be out for a brisk morning jog… that is, IF your beer of choice was Guinness.