Lab rats reacted to Oreo cookies in much the same way the reacted to cocaine, found a study by Connecticut College researchers. The scientists found that Oreos actually excite the brain's "pleasure center" even more than cocaine!
The research study was investigating a connection between the marketing of high-fat, high-sugar foods and the rate of obesity in low-income neighborhoods. Finding a possibility for addiction to everyone's favorite cookie was not in their plan.
So, does this mean eating too many Oreos will send you to cookie rehab? Check out Desi Sanchez below for more info on possible cookie monsters.
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