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Sharma et al 2012 - Adaptations in brain reward circuitry underlie palatable food cravings and anxiety induced by high-fat diet withdrawal.
Nutrition and Addiction
Nature Editorial 2011 - Brain Burdens
5 Sept 2011 - NatureNews - Mental disorders affect more than a third of Europeans
Johnson et al 2011 - ADHD: is it time to reappraise the role of sugar consumption?
Garber & Lustig 2011 - Is fast food addictive?
Corwin et al 2011 - Feeding and reward: perspectives from three rat models of binge eating.
Baker et al 2010 - Eating disorder symptomatology and substance use disorders: prevalence and shared risk in a population based twin sample.
Kenny 2010 - Reward mechanisms in obesity: new insights and future directions
Root et al 2010 - Patterns of co-morbidity of eating disorders and substance use in Swedish females
Pelchat 2009 - Food addiction in humans
Reissig et al 2009 - Caffeinated energy drinks - a growing problem
Corsica & Spring 2008 - Carbohydrate craving: a double-blind, placebo-controlled test of the self-medication hypothesis
Cha et al 2008 - Differential effects of central fructose and glucose on hypothalamic malonyl-CoA and food intake.
8 October 2008 - Nutraingredients - Don't ignore omega-3 for mood and behaviour, say UK experts
Avena et al 2008 - Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake
NHS Choices
Spangler et al 2004 - Opiate-like effects of sugar on gene expression in reward areas of the rat brain.
The Food Commission (The Food Magazine)
Colantuoni et al 2002 - Evidence that intermittent, excessive sugar intake causes endogenous opioid dependence.