Originally posted on Optus Zoo News:
Why do we crave certain foods and can we do anything to change what we lust after?
We’ve all been there, standing in front of the fridge, trying to convince ourselves that despite our body calling out for chicken fajitas, we’ll be content with last night’s leftovers. Satisfaction never comes and our hankering for jalopeno and soft tortia only grows stronger. We begin to think of nothing else. Not TV, not even chocolate will do (not right now, anyway). Our minds cease to function beyond a basic chant of, “Fajitas. Get. In. My. Belly.”
It turns out we’re not alone. In fact, we have science in our corner and science, as we all know, is never wrong. Here’s what science has to say about cravings…
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