Why There’s Always Room For Dessert

Woman with cake

Claire Bates writes… – Pleasure eating triggers the body’s reward system, why is it that after a huge meal you can always find a corner for a delicious dessert… even though you know you shouldn’t?  It’s because this type of eating is motivated by pleasure rather than by hunger, scientists say. Temptation: Your brain is wired to ‘reward’ you when you eat a sweet treat – even when you’re full. The team from the University of Naples found that when we eat for pleasure rewarding chemical signals in the brain are activated when we eat for pleasure, which can lead […] Read more »