Sugar and fat 'as addictive as hard drugs' researchers say

Dave J. requiem at
Thu Jul 17 04:45:14 EST 2003

In MsgID<a7cd9c35.0307162231.fc457a7 at> inside of
uk.politics.drugs, 'Dr. Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD' wrote:

>"Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX" <caf at> wrote in message news:<pan.2003. at>...
>> On Sun, 13 Jul 2003 05:57:35 +0000, Jasbird wrote:
>> > <>
>> > Sun 13 Jul 2003 	|	by CHRIS HELLER
>> The (relatively) high fat Atkins diet has been characterized as
>> an appetite suppressant.
>It's the ketones that suppress appetite.

And in the short term, ketosis has a beneficial result, it suppresses
the formation of the more dangerous cholesterols and the deposition of

However, ketosis is in no way a natural state for one's metabolism and
in the long term may have some quite severe unforseen results.

Dave J. 

Requiem at 

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