Why You Eat What You Eat (Paperback)

The Science Behind Our Relationship with Food

By Rachel Herz

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393356601, 368pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2019

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How is personality correlated with preference for sweet or bitter foods? What genres of music best enhance the taste of red wine? With clear and compelling explanations of the latest research, Rachel Herz explores these questions and more in this lively book. Why You Eat What You Eat untangles the sensory, psychological, and physiological factors behind our eating habits, pointing us to a happier and healthier way of engaging with our meals.