Why is it that we crave chocolate and hot chips, and never broccoli? Food cravings can strike at any time, and we’ve all been there, regretting that extra slice of pizza, or feeling guilty for polishing off half a packet of biscuits. There’s something about these foods that makes them so irresistible. In fact, a US study has rated the 10 most addictive foods, and you guessed it, pizza, chips, chocolate, cookies and cake all make the list.
It’s easy to blame ourselves for being weak-willed and undisciplined. After all, there’s a billion-dollar diet industry that preys on this struggle, and promises to improve our self-control. But, what if you knew that the food you ate was deliberately designed to make you want more?
In the November issue of Healthy Food Guide magazine, we look at what makes certain foods so delicious – and what’s happened to our food that means you can’t help yourself from coming back for more. You won’t want to miss this story!