https://brainupfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/chocoalate-chip-cookies-e1461968962415.jpg 182 278 Beverly Engel https://brainupfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/brainup-temp-logo-01-300x79.png Beverly Engel2016-04-29 22:39:252016-04-29 22:39:25The Brain: Our Food-Traffic Controller
There’s no denying it, we are all victims of junk food’s tantalizing temptation. While we try and stay strong, sometimes we just fall weak to that mouth-watering pizza, that seductive chocolate cake, or that scrumptious burger inviting you for a bite. However, it might not just be our will power that’s falling short. The New York Times article, "The Brain: Our Food-Traffic Controller," explains how our brains trigger our appetites, and how eating certain foods can affect parts of our brains that deal with emotion, reward, pleasure, and memories. Check it out, it’s very interesting and might make you feel a little bit better about that brownie you ate last night!