20 Highly Addictive Foods to Avoid (PHOTOS)

20 Highly Addictive Foods to Avoid (PHOTOS)

Next time you polish off a pint of ice cream or "accidentally" eat half a pizza, know that it's not just a lack of willpower that's contributing to the eating spree. In a recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers found that certain foods can be addictive. That innocent slice of pizza? It's possible that it triggers habit-forming responses in the brain, similar to certain drugs. 

Foods that are the biggest offenders are the (no surprise) high-fat, high-sugar processed ones. Click through to check out the 20 most addictive foods. 


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