After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Define the role of dopamine in the brain’s reward system.
- Discuss the evolution of the scientific breakthroughs building a basis for the relationship between food and addiction.
- Describe the emergence of epigenetics and its importance in the treatment of food addiction.
- Explain the role of the prefrontal cortex and key ways to optimize its function.
- Understand the importance of exercise for sustained recovery from food addiction.