GEO 509 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Michael Pollan, Masseter Muscle

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Very few people if any make dietary decisions with a singular goal of ensuring good health. same time. Economist newspaper: (cid:498)because they spend so much time out of the house earning money, many young women never learn to cook. (cid:499) article written in (cid:883)9(cid:886)(cid:887) by. We eat because we like the taste of certain foods. Hypothalamus is the part of your brain that controls hunger. It is also the part of are hard-wired to eat. One of the curious things about eating is we have to look at the differences between humans and other animals. everyone faces. What pollan points out is that eating for humans is tricky because we are in constant danger in protecting ourselves. If we eat something it may or may not harm us. your brain that controls aggression. Looks for sweet and fat because it provides the greatest reward to the hypothalamus. Pea is found in your brain and it affects your level of happiness.

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