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Kelp is the new kale.

These are extreme experiments, of course. We humans aren’t depriving ourselves of food for 12 hours and then allowing ourselves to binge on soda and doughnuts at the end of the day. But these rodent studies certainly give us insight into the neuro-chemical underpinnings of sugar dependence, withdrawal, and behaviour.

Sugar detox symptoms: Withdrawal and treatments

What happens to your body when you give up sugar?

Acai bowls are the new green juice.

The healthy eating trends of 2015.

There are four major components of addiction: bingeing, withdrawal, craving, and cross-sensitisation (the notion that one addictive substance predisposes someone to becoming addicted to another). All of these components have been observed in animal models of addiction – for sugar, as well as drugs of abuse.

Bee pollen is the new Manuka honey.