Have you ever wondered why you’re addicted to doughnuts and chocolates and always seem to turn to these as your comfort foods?
Or have you asked yourself why you don’t like eating apples and pears, no matter how much you try to eat these healthy fruits?
Perhaps you may have told yourself that it’s something to do with the appearance or the texture of the food itself.
Your favourite foods are linked to your brain signals
Believe it or not, your favourite and most disliked foods these have nothing to do with the food or your mouth. Instead, they are linked to your brain.
And to make things more complicated, everyone’s brain functions differently. As the saying goes, one man’s meat is another man’s poison. That couldn’t be truer here. For that’s because the favourite food of one person, may just be something that another person can’t seem to stand the sight of.
Find out the mystery behind your brain on National Geographic
Find out the mystery behind your brain – the most complex grey matter in the universe – on National Geographic.
Starting tomorrow, National Geographic will review the extraordinary nature of the human brain through a series called Brain Games Season 3. In this show, host Jason Silva will guide viewers through a journey of how our brain functions, affecting the manner in which we see, process and think about our immediate environment and the world around us.
The brand new season will tease you and leave you with plenty of food for thought
In the first episode, you will be shocked to learn that your food choices and decisions have nothing to do with the food or your mouth. Jason will explore your brain and addictions through a series of interactive games and experiments. With brand new puzzles, mind games and brain hacks, the new season of Brain Games will certainly tease you and leave you with plenty of thinking to do.
Click here to catch an intriguing preview of this show and find out what game host Jason Silva thinks about our overwhelming choices of food.
Where can I catch this show?
Brain Games Season Three
Premiers tomorrow (Wednesday) 17 September @ 10pm
National Geographic Channel
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