Chocolate can create same high as opium: Links found between obese people and drug addicts

Chocolate can create same high as opium: Links found between obese people and drug addicts Study looked at natural brain chemical of enkephalin It's an endorphin with similar properties to opiumUS researchers found it surged as rats ate M&MsDrug then stimulated brain area releasing chemicalAfter that, number of M&Ms eaten more than doubled | UPDATED: 06:34 GMT, 21 September 2012 It’s certainly a good excuse to have when you’re slumped on the sofa and feel like you're simply obliged to finish off that shiny tin of Quality Street.