Is Cheese Addictive?

Although cheese can be very appealing and crave-worthy, there isn’t any solid scientific proof that it is actually addictive.

Casein, a protein found in cheese, can be broken down into casomorphins. Despite having a structure similar to that of opioids, casomorphins do not appear to have the same direct effects on the brain as narcotics.

The brain’s reward system may be activated by cheese, making you want more. This is comparable to how foods high in fat or sugar can be tempting.Addiction and cravings are not the same thing. Compulsive conduct despite negative consequences is a feature of addiction.

In light of this, enjoy cheese sparingly as part of a healthy diet!

 

Original article posted here : https://www.thelondonobesityclinic.com/is-cheese-addictive/

 

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