Why is junk food so irresistible?

Our brains love junk food. So what can you do to avoid those irresistible cravings? Nobody is immune to the lure of junk food. Perhaps you’re in a hurry; or too lazy to cook; or maybe you were seduced by the wafting aroma of a nearby grill house. It’s no surprise. Junk food is designed to be tasty, comforting and convenient. It can give us an instant …

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Health halo effect: Why you should never order the salad at a fast food outlet

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Don’t be tempted into ordering ‘healthy’ fast food. It might be more unhealthy for you You feel great about yourself when you order something “healthy” at your fast food store. But the healthy option might be just as bad for you as a triple bacon cheeseburger, fries and a Coke. Why? You’ve come under the spell of the health-halo …

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