Jan 23, 2014
Do you find it hard to say no to sugary foods? If so, you may be
addicted to sugar. Learn about the fascinating new research
from neuroscientist and addiction expert Nicole Avena,
Ph.D., who will tell you why it can be tough to lose weight:
Overeating palatable foods can produce changes in the brain and behavior that resemble addiction. Dr. Avena -- who received a Ph.D. in neuroscience and psychology from Princeton University and had a postdoctoral fellowship in molecular biology at The Rockefeller University in New York City --is the author of Why Diets Fail: Because You're Addicted to Sugar. Get ready to be fascinated by this intriguing neuroscientist, who will tell you how to overcome your sugar addiction for good.