People are less averse to the use of CRISPR gene editing in agriculture if the technology is used to promote disease resistance in animals. However, people tend to dislike the use of CRISPR when it comes to new breeding methods.
It takes slightly longer to include information about healthy foods in the process of choosing between the taste and healthiness of a snack.
Social media influencers take note, posting images of fatty foods increases follower engagement, researchers report.
Researchers say the order in which your senses interact with food items impacts how much you enjoy your meal.
Actively preparing your food, or watching others prepare your meal for you, can increase your desire to eat and lead you to consume more, a new study reports.
For people who control their food consumption, the direct touch of picking up food triggers an enhanced sensory response, making the food more desirable and appealing.
According to researchers, the ambient scent of foods can help to reduce cravings and satisfy the appetite.
A new study reveals the role dopamine plays in controlling eating behaviors. Researchers found when people crave specific foods, the brain releases more dopamine when they finally consume the item. The study reports the gastrointestinal tract is in constant contact with the brain and uses reward stimuli to control our desire for food.