It sounds like a stretch of the truth in order to get your attention, right? As addictive as a hard drug? We get it… sugar is bad for you. This isn’t news to most of us. Did you know the average American consumes 160 pounds of sugar per year?

Sugar is a Drug

Yet, the scary thing about this headline is that it’s NOT an exaggeration. It’s a “biological fact,” as Dr. Mark Hyman says in the following clip.

Sugar Is More Addictive than Cocaine. Seriously.