Everybody loves food but sometimes, some people happen to become addicted. Yes, addicted to food, as they can’t stop eating something, even if they’re fool! According to a study made by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there are multiple addictive foods you should avoid as much as possible, especially if you want to lose some weight.
We’ve put together a short list with 5 of the most addictive entries in the top. Let’s begin, shall we?
Chocolate Cake – Addiction rating 3.26
Even though we all like a slice from time to time, but most researchers agree that it contains enough sugar and fat – 506 calories and 22 grams, to be more specific – that a lot of people will crave for more after the first one.
Carbonated Sodas – Addiction rating 3.29
Even though they’re not technically food, sodas made it to our addictive foods list as well. U.S. inhabitants consume more than 6 teaspoons of sugar per day, half of this amount coming from drinks. Carbonated sodas have also been linked to obesity, hypertension and even cancer. Therefore, in order to avoid these risks, resume to water as much as possible.
Cheeseburger – Addiction rating 3.51
Yes, cheeseburgers might be very tasty, but they’re also some of the most addictive foods, thanks to the high amount of saturated fats and sodium they contain. A Burger King cheeseburger has about 270 calories, 12 grams of fat and 630 mg of salt, which is almost half of the recommended daily amount.
Chips – Addiction rating 3.73
Chips can be as addictive as chocolate, since a portion of just 30 pieces contains 320 calories and 20 grams of fat. It is well know that all treats fan like to enjoy a bag of chips from time to time, since they can’t eat just one…
Pizza – Addiction rating 4.01
There’s no surprise that pizza leads our addictive foods top. A slice has, in general, about 300 calories and 10 grams of fat. If we consider all the ingredients on top of it, we’re talking about 360 calories and 20 grams of fat. And you just can’t stop after the first slice, right?