Would you feed your family an opiate?Chances are, if you have a ‘normal’ Western diet, you did yesterday, today and will tomorrow.
Read on to find out more! It has been acknowledged by Professor Swinburn2 that certain food proteins, when broken down by the enzymes in our stomach, form endomorphins or exorphin peptides. These chemicals act like opiates3, mimicking the effect of substances such as opium.
This article was published in Informed Voice Volume 4#1.