College study finds Oreo cookies are as addictive as drugs

October 15, 2013 2:58 PM

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College study finds Oreo cookies are as addictive as drugs

If you’ve ever been unable to stop yourself from eating too many Oreo cookies it may not be your fault--a new college study says one of America’s favorite desserts is just as addictive as drugs in lab rats.

The study by students at Connecticut College found that when the rats ate Oreos they formed an equally strong association with the cookies as when other rats were injected with cocaine or morphine.

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