YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Why are we addicted to sugar?

Research shows that when you eat sugar, your brain releases massive amounts of the dopamine pleasure hormone, making you feel good.

When your blood sugar drops, your brain tells you to consume more to create more pleasure.

What is the process that causes this? How can you break this addiction?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain how you can stop craving sugar within a week.

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