Wilson explained that a diet rich in sugar stimulates the production of dopamine in the brain. While the dominant monkeys take their dopamine in social interactions, the subordinate not part of this. For this reason, the latter are addicted to foods high in calories to satisfy the need for dopamine.
So when it comes to people, it seems that if we do not reach a level of well-X, we are prone to addictions of all kinds (food, exercise, shopping, gambling, etc.).
Following these results, experts advise us to try to find comfort in another way and not our refuge in food