Scientists Find Link Bait As Addictive as Oreos


Which would you rather eat right now: a rice cake or an Oreo cookie? Be honest.

You picked the Oreo, didn’t you? Me too. On the one hand, there’s a chocolaty, sweet, fatty treat that lights up all those taste buds. On the other hand, there’s a substance with all the culinary appeal of Styrofoam. That’s why Oreos are a multi-billion-dollar global brand, while rice cakes are gathering dust in the back of the supermarket next to the other “diet” foods.

Rats agree. At least that’s the basis of a small, poorly designed study by undergraduates …read more