You just can’t have enough of them once you start eating. You just have finish a whole pack in one go. Oreos and ice cream is the go to comfort food f many people. They sold $3.28 billion worth of cookies in 2014. They do give you a high don’t they? Oreos are as addictive as cocaine, as some researchers found. They put cocaine at one end of a maze and Oreos at the other and the rats spent equal time at both ends. In fact, Oreos lit up more neurons in the brain than the drug!
So that’s the mystery behind you finishing whole packs at a time.
But as anything which has such an incredible taste, Oreos have some things in them which are harmful for you. Yes, it’s sad to know that but we must tell you know what’s bad for you.
- Oreos contain high fructose corn syrup
High fructose corn syrup is cheaper than natural sugar and that’s why it’s the favorite of manufacturers who love to make more and more money. Your health is their least concern. This corn syrup is extremely dangerous as it causes obesity, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease.
2. Soy Lecithin
Soy lecithin is the ingredient which adds consistency to Oreos. It’s bad for you as 93% of soy is GMO. According to a study, GMO modified foods can lead to infant mortality. It causes nausea, stomach disturbances and changes in behavior.
Vanillin is used as a substitute for the real vanilla and has no nutrition whatsoever.