Higher Fast Food Prices Are Good for You!

A 20 year study has revealed that when junk food prices rise, people eat less of it. A 10% increase in the price of soda or pizza was associated with a 7% drop in buying soda and 11.5% drop in eating pizza. A $1.00 increase in the price of both soda and pizza led to…

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Addiction: Rich Foods

One study found that when rats were given unrestricted access to tasty, calorie-rich food they ate twice as much and gained substantial weight.Measurements in their brains indicated that the threshold for experiencing reward was elevated (in other words, they worked harder for the brain stimulus) and their overeating was not diminished by electrical shock to…

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