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Amy Reichelt: Obesity, Diet, Eating Habits, Food Addiction, Psychedelics, Nutrition & the Brain |#55

About the Guest: Paul Barrett, PhD is a neuroscientist and expert on the effects of diet and nutrition on the brain.

Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes talked to Dr. Amy Reichelt about how the brain is wired to help us learn about food, how what we eat influences the function of circuits within the brain, how certain diets can actually cause damage to the brain and negatively impact learning, obesity, and other topics related to nutrition and feeding behavior in humans and animals. They also discuss the potential role that psychoactive drugs like psychedelics may have to play in treating food addiction.

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