The Hacking of the American Mind

By Guest poster – Stephen Visio Ewen

I read Robert Lustig’s The Hacking of The American Mind last year, he was on 60 Minutes years ago warning people about the dangers of sugar and he wrote a New York Times bestseller called Fat Chance

The liner notes description; “Dopamine is the “reward” neurotransmitter that tells our brains “This feels good, I want more.” Yet too much dopamine leads to addiction. Serotonin is the “contentment” neurotransmitter that tells our brains “This feels good, I have enough.” Yet too little serotonin leads to depression.

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