Here are some highlights from both rat and human experiments on food addiction. Addiction experts suggest obesity is a disease of addiction because similar neural and chemical pathways are implicated
For very interesting reading and an exhaustive list of toiletries, make up, hair products, supplements and more that support the environment and human rights, go to: http://www.ethical.org.au/downloads/2012/GESS_2012.pdf if you think it’s extreme, check out the ABC Four Corners documentary “Globesity”.
Did you know the average amount of salt in processed foods has gone up by 9% over the last 10 years and is estimated to be responsible for 2000 more deaths and 6000 more strokes and heart attacks each year in Australia in 2011 compared to 2008?
70% of Australian males are overweight or obese, 80% of middle aged. This translates to 4kg gain and 2cm around the waist since the last Australian Health Survey in 2007-2008.