Consuming a broth rich in umami, or savory taste, can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviors and food choices, with more engagement of a brain area that is linked to successful self-regulation during food choice, finds a new brain imaging study with young women.

Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have found that consuming a broth rich in umami?or savory taste?can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviors and food choices, especially in women at risk of obesity.

https://www.bidmc.org/about-bidmc/news/2018/03/savory-foods-may-promote-healthy-eating

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