Posts Tagged ‘food cravings’

Study Says Sweeteners Prompt Food Cravings? Nope.

October 9, 2021 — Reporting on non-caloric sweeteners has more in common with reporting on religion than science reporting. We see a constant churn of reporting about studies by people who are looking for evidence to support a belief that sweeteners must be bad for you. The latest headline from NPR on this subject tells us these sweeteners “may […]

Close Your Eyes and Smell the Croissants

July 9, 2015 — Some people vividly imagine the smell of these croissants or other foods more than other people. New research finds that people with obesity report that they more vividly imagine both smells and images of foods than people with lower BMIs. This capacity to imagine food smells and images is linked to food cravings and pleasurable responses to food. Barkha […]