RealAge Tip of the Day July 16, 2007.  According to researchers, the taste buds of men who had skipped a meal were more tuned-in to sweet and salty flavors than to vegetables. They suspect that our bodies are hardwired from ancient times to associate “sweet” and “salty” with “safe to eat”, so these flavors may more likely trigger eating, especially when the body needs energy.

The moral of the story: Eat frequent small meals!

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