Brain ‘Can Be Trained to Prefer Healthy Food’

Brain ‘Can Be Trained to Prefer Healthy Food’

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The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, using a diet which does not leave people hungry, suggests a study from the US.

Scientists from Tufts University used brain scans to determine that such addictions were conditioned over a long period of time and can be changed through those same reward centers.

The MRI scans showed that food preferences had changed.

(READ the story from BBC News)

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