There’s a Reason You Always Have Room for Dessert
They call it sensory-specific satiety.
Ever wonder why you always have room for dessert? Turns out there’s something to it. They call it sensory-specific satiety. Basically the pleasure we get from eating our food declines as we eat. Our brain loses interest, becomes bored and suddenly you feel full. But when a new food suddenly appears, especially one that is presented well in color and texture, the reward chemicals in our brain tells you that new food is interesting and good. Also, sugar stimulates a relaxing effect in the stomach which basically makes more room. Click here to read more about the sensory specific satiety.