Want to know about the science behind all those cravings for junk food? Jump in here…

There is this strange aspect of eating junk food; how do we all just end up eating junk food even when we now that it’s bad for us? All of us are well aware of the health problems that are created by eating these kinds of foods. But we still eat them and not just eat; we crave for them like anything. Have you ever wondered why it happens? Well, that’s what we are going to tell you here, the science behind all those cravings for junk food…

1 Junk food is mainly responsible in activating cravings

The taste, smell and feel; all are very important factors that help in designing the perfectly engineered junk food. In order to be awesome, food execs fiddle with ingredients till the food reaches what’s called as the “bliss point”, a “very perfect spot of just enough and not too much sugar,” according to Salt Sugar Fat author Michael Moss. He says that since at this point bread and sugar come together, they no longer sustain as healthy foods. This is a bliss point. The same is the case of yoghurt that is a healthy pick over ice-cream as long as sugar is not added to it.

Junk food is mainly responsible in activating cravings

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