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Sugar Not Addictive, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

It's the act of consuming food, not the kind of food that spurs addiction. MORE  

I Was a Sugar Slut!

By Liz Woods

Sugar has been my drug of choice since childhood, especially frosting. Then I found a way out. MORE  

Sweet Necessity: The Extent and Perils of Sugar Addiction

By Cathy Cassata

Telling a sugar addict to stop eating sugar is like telling an alcoholic to stop drinking. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Johnny Manziel buys everyone a round, Rosie O'Donnell says sugar like heroin, UK water contaminated with cocaine, and drunk guy rescued from Sydney Opera House. MORE  

Does Sugar Addiction Really Doom Diets?

By Amelia Edelman

Whether or not sugar is as addictive as other drugs, scientists and health professionals agree that Americans need to cut down their consumption. MORE  

How Do I Kick a Sugar Addiction?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell shares first-hand experience of beating a sugar habit. MORE  

I Want Candy

By Laura Barcella

Experts say that sugar affects brain chemistry and contributes to cancer, alcoholism and depression. It was also my first addiction—and it's still hanging on tight. MORE  

Why Sugar Addiction Is for Real

By Valerie Tejeda

Experts and sufferers tell The Fix that sugar is a true substance of addiction. MORE  

Nancy Pelosi Is Powerless Over Chocolate

By May Wilkerson

The Speaker of the House admits to a major compulsion for chocolate—but she hasn't hit bottom. MORE  

Ginger Spice: I Wannabe Booze-Free

By May Wilkerson

Spice Girl Geri Halliwell renounces both sugar and alcohol. MORE  

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