Here’s the problem. No matter what you put in your mouth, junk food or salad, your entire brain will release endorphins which are opioids.
The opioid system regulates eating and appetite and when it goes awry, those pounds show up on the scale.
This is dangerous because when the brain is stimulated from eating, your risk of obesity rises, too. Overeating supercharges the opioid system. It’s all connected and very powerful.
Picture this. You eat and your brain gets a dose of endorphins. Now, you want to eat more and, more opioids are released and on it goes.
What should you do? Be aware of how your brain works.
Eat small portions of actual, nutritious food throughout the day, take a short walk and drink water which serves as an appetite suppressant.
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