Why We Overeat
The Toxic Food Environment and Obesity

Summary

Making healthy eating choices may not always be easy. The convenience and affordability of unhealthy food often lure consumers to eating nutritionally empty snacks and processed meals. And research suggests our brains may be primed for craving these kinds of foods, triggering feelings of satisfaction and pleasure that healthier options may not.  Based on the latest science, this Forum event examined how we can shift our food environments from toxic to healthy.

 

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