Cheese contains casein, present in all dairy products, and which can trigger the brain’s opioid receptors, which are linked to addiction.
Here is a little something that has been doing its rounds for a week now! A little-known fact about cheese.
Scientists from the University of Michigan have found that this yellow food contains a chemical that’s also found in highly-addictive hard drugs.
Using the Yale Food Addiction Scale, the researchers measured a person’s dependence on different foods. They asked 120 students to answer the addiction scale, and choose between 35 foods, and then conducted a second test on a further 384 subjects.