Have you ever tried to eat one potato chip?  Or maybe just a couple of french fries.  Before you know it, you've pigged out and way over ate.   There's something about them that makes you want to just keep eating.  And now we have the science to back it up!

Scientists have discovered that fatty foods cause our bodies to produce a chemical much like the chemicals that marijuana produce that makes us over-eat.

In a study published in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at University California Irvine found that eating starchy junk food causes the body to release endocannabinoids, which encourage it to keep eating, the Health Day reported.

Scientists are hopeful that if they can come up with a pill to block these chemicals, it could help prevent over-eating.  Read the full article at nydailynews.com