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Are our food choices being manipulated? Here is how to outsmart them
 

Are our food choices being manipulated? Here is how to outsmart them

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Why do people have food cravings? Are these genuine, or a habit? Could food companies have played a part in the kinds of cravings we have?
 
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15 Jan 2017 - General
 
Thanks for sharing this interesting topic, Priscilla Mae Gobuyan . I strongly agree with the view saying our food preferences are manipulated. Marketing is a huge psychological game where marketing experts know very well how to convince our brain reward system that buying or consuming a certain product or food will make us happier and more satisfied. In fact, home cooked healthy food can be very much tastier than...
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Priscilla Mae Gobuyan
I think that families play an important role in setting the healthy lifestyle for their kids so when they grow up they will not find difficulties to stick to the healthy lifestyle in food but if they grow up with bad habits, they have to struggle to change.
Also knowing what is better for you and your health will help you choose perfectly the right food and be away from junk food an...
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"Could food companies have played a part in the kinds of cravings we have?"- the answer is Yes. This is called the power advertising. If you see a commercial, a catchy one at that, over and over again about a certain food product at some point you will want to go out and buy this product. Fast food chains are the best at doing this. Calling something a happy meal, a McTasty, a Burger Yum etc will really trigger to want to eat it. Advertising is well studied and they know how to get you...
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