One Surprising Reason You Can’t Say No to Junk Food, According to Science

Whether you consistently find yourself grabbing a muffin to go with your morning coffee or find that you can’t pass by the snack aisle in your local supermarket without tossing a bag of chips in your cart, everyone has their vices when it comes to less than healthy food. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2013 and 2016, 36.6% of Americans admitted to giving into their fast food cravings on any given day.

However, new research suggests it’s not just your willpower that influences how likely you are to reach for a

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The scientific reason why you should drink champagne at brunch

We can all appreciate the joy of a Mimosa as an indulgent breakfast treat, but scientists and gourmet experts have said that the morning is a prime time to drink champagne. Not only is it a period in which we have the cleanest palette, but it is also when our palettes are most awake to its flavours.

But that’s not the only reason. Academics Barry C Smith (University of London) and Ole Mouritsen (University of Copenhagen) conducted research, commissioned by Comité Champagne, into the science behind champagne and food pairings – and found that the chemical composition between some brunch

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