Cheese, hence PIZZA, really is crack. Study reveals cheese is as addictive as drugs - LA TimesQuicklink submitted By Rob Kall Permalink
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If it wasn't for pizza, you'd weight 20 pounds less, right?
For years you've been telling your friends, family, co-workers and anyone who will listen that you're addicted to cheese. It's a part of every meal or snack, and you think about it constantly. A new study suggests food addiction is a real thing.
Ends up that cheese has casein in it-- a protein found in all milk products. Casein is broken down, during digestion to produce casomorphins.
Casomorphins affect dopamine receptors and affect addictive behavior...
Excuse me... I need to order a giant sized pizza... for pick-up.