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.
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