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Researchers Say Eating Chips Can Produce a Marijuana-Like High
Researchers Say Eating Chips Can Produce a Marijuana-Like High
Remember the old Pringles slogan, "Once you pop, you can't stop"? Research now suggests it could be more true than we ever thought. The journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) says US researchers found that foods high in fat trigger natural feel-good chemicals with effects similar to those found in marijuana. These chemicals, called endocannabinoids, produce a drug
Diet Soda May Make You Pack on the Pounds
Diet Soda May Make You Pack on the Pounds
By analyzing the results of a 10-year longitudinal study of 474 people, researchers  were able to determine that the participants who drank two or more diet sodas a day experienced a waist size increase 70 percent greater than those who stayed away from diet soda. Dr. Martin P. Paulus, a professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, and an author of the study, offered this the