Why we can't stop eating fat?
by ariane.r on September 25, 2013 - 10:02pm
In fact, the brain registered every moment when you feel pleasure. He will notice for sure when you eat something with texture and taste you liked. Also, eating when you are not hungry or just eating more than you should has some sort of connection with the emotions.
Firstly, a MRI-scan research conducted at the University of Oxford in the U.K concluded that the oily sensation of the fat goes up in the orbitofrontal cortex of the brain and it may push you to eat again and again to recreate this kind of taste. Thus, Paul Breslin, a professor in the department of nutritional sciences at Rutgers University confirmed that we can’t throw away completely the fat in our food. "If you have a zero-fat food, it's not going to taste good at all," he said. Having just a 1% of fat in our meal will be enough to satisfy the part of the brain so you will be in control.
Secondly, “emotional eaters” are more tempting to eat fat than other people. Why? According to Denise Lamothe, doctor of psychology and author of The Taming of the Chew, "When people are angry, they tend to go for something crunchy, like chips”. This is similar to cringe, but with food. Instead, we should do exercises, taking a bath, etc. in order to eliminate this bad habit.
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