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These could be the most addictive foods

Published 11:36 AM ET, Mon October 26, 2015
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A team of researchers looked at which types of foods could be the most addictive.They found that the most problematic foods tended to be those that contained a lot of sugar and caused a spike in blood sugar. Topping the list: chocolate. Shutterstock
Ice cream was the second most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Processed foods dominated the list. Science & Society Picture Library/Getty Images
French fries ranked third among potentially addictive foods, researchers said. Frank Lennon/Toronto Star Archives/Toronto Public Library
Pizza was the fourth most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Cheese, which is high in salt and fat, ranked 16th. Orlando/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Cookies were the fifth most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Fruits and vegetables, such as strawberries, carrots and broccoli, were at the bottom of the list.
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Chips were the sixth most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Symptoms of food addiction often look like drug addiction, researchers noted. Eileen Darby/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Cake was the seventh most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Shutterstock
Popcorn -- the buttered variety -- was the eighth most potentially addictive food, researchers said. M. Garrett/Archive Photos/Getty Images
Cheeseburgers were the ninth most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Non-diet soda ranked 14th among 35 foods that researchers evaluated. Gamma-Keystone/Getty Images
Muffins were the 10th most potentially addictive food, researchers said. Harold M. Lambert/Archive Photos/Getty Images