a piece of cake

a piece of cake

The psychology of food

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It's something we're all familiar with - no matter how much we've pledged to stick to healthy food we find it hard to pass up the chips at a party. When it comes to food, we're heavily influenced by our social environment. If we're with a slim person who's tucking into a BIG plate of food, we're more likely to indulge as well. After all, it doesn't seem to do any harm. Our emotional state also affects our eating habits. We might compensate for negative emotions by polishing off a piece of cake. Psychology plays an extensive role in the way we eat, as Tomorrow Today explains.