Pictures of food on social networks harm the figure – study

Scientists believe that it is better not to share photos of the finished dishes in social networks. This behavior even got its name – "culinary porn". People take pictures of food at the most successful angles, use special lighting to enhance the flavour of dishes. According to scientists from Oxford University, these actions provoke the human brain to overeating.

Instagram and show cooking in the man create an artificial need for delicious and not always healthy food. Visual hunger has nothing to do with how we are hungry, experts say. In another study it has been proven that cooking by recipes increases the risk of obesity among women.

In many cooking shows decided to create large portions of food, many fans of these TV shows begin to use the advice leading, considering the huge portions are the norm. Scientists propose to treat cooking wisely and to adopt only the useful recommendations from a cooking show.

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