This is Why You're Fat (and why I am too)
March 13, 2010 7:21 AM Subscribe
Obesity: The killer combination of salt, fat and sugar
posted by Mick (105 comments total)
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- "Rewarding foods are rewiring our brains. As they do, we become more sensitive to the cues that lead us to anticipate the reward. In that circularity lies a trap: we can no longer control our responses to highly palatable foods because our brains have been changed by the foods we eat."
I know we don't do obesity well at MetaFilter. I think we've made strides on how we handle other topics and hope we can show the same thoughtfulness to this one as well.