How Do Our Brains React To Sweetness?


Our brains are hardwired to like sweets. It’s in our DNA, and sweets are a “yardstick for all pleasures,” according to Dr. Alexei B. Kampov-Polevoi, professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. That is why so many people are chocoholics, or can’t pass up a bakery without wanting to go inside [...]