Can we be trained to eat healthy foods?
It’s obvious that our diets, for the most part are unhealthy. There are studies that suggest that what we learn to like to eat as infants may affect what we eat as adults. 53% of baby foods contain an excessive amount of both sugar and salt. According to Gary Beauchamp, a biopsychologist, “complex multisensory flavor profiles—even more so than individual tastes such as sweet or bitter—are influenced by our experiences during the first few months of life.” And if parents introduce healthful tastes and flavors, such as carrots or broccoli, early on, an infant will not only rapidly adapt, but will also develop a preference for these flavors that could persist for a lifetime.” But even