Dietary factors affect food reward and motivation to eat.

@article{Pandit2012DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary factors affect food reward and motivation to eat.},
  author={Rahul Pandit and Julian G Mercer and Joost Overduin and Susanne E la Fleur and Roger A. H. Adan},
  journal={Obesity facts},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          221-42
        }
}
The propensity to indulge in unhealthy eating and overconsumption of palatable food is a crucial determinant in the rising prevalence of obesity in today's society. The tendency to consume palatable foods in quantities that exceed energy requirements has been linked to an addiction-like process. Although the existence of 'food addiction' has not been conclusively proven, evidence points to alterations in the brain reward circuitry induced by overconsumption of palatable foods that are similar… CONTINUE READING
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