Don’t fell guilty if you want an extra slice… all the time! A new study from the University of Michigan says it is possible for people to be addicted to pizza (and other foods)
Researchers studied 500 foods and found that Casein, a protein found in all dairy products, releases opiates in the body that result in an addiction to cheese.
Registered dietitian Cameron Wells tells Mic: “[Casomorphins] really play with the dopamine receptors and trigger that addictive element.”
Check out the study on pizza and other addictive foods here