Do you ever wonder why is it so easy to overeat “junk food” like Oreos or Chips? No, it’s not just you, I promise. The food industry designed these foods that way and today we’re breaking down the science.
Episode 123: Why do we overeat junk food? The science behind it!
Do you ever wonder why is it so easy to overeat “junk food” like Oreos or Chips? No, it’s not just you, I promise. The food industry designed these foods that way. Many of these delicious foods are also very calorically dense, so the combination of high calories and not being able to eat them in small amounts can result in some negative impacts on your health.
Unfortunately we live in a time where now even “Health Foods” are being produced using the same principles as things like candy no matter how many buzzwords (i.e. gluten-free) they have on their packages. Today we’re looking into what ingredients make these foods so irresistible, and how to incorporate processed foods into your diet in a way that supports rather than hinder your goals.
In today’s episode, we covered…
The history behind junk foods
Reasons why eating junk and processed foods is so easy
The big five things all processed foods have in common
The ingredients behind hyper delicious food
7 Strategies to live in a world where processed foods can live but without hurting your goals