The Science of Why You Love Pizza


As if we needed MORE reasons to love pizza, here comes science!

The Washington Post reports "Humans are drawn to foods that are fatty, sweet, rich and complex. Pizza has all of these components. Cheese is fatty, meat toppings tend to be rich and the sauce is sweet.Pizza toppings are also packed with a compound called glutamate, which can be found in the tomatoes, cheese, pepperoni and sausage. When glutamate hits our tongues, it tells our brains to get excited — and to crave more of it. This compound actually causes our mouths to water in anticipation of the next bite." Sounds legit...I personally have NEVER met anyone who doesn't like pizza and you can read here

Source: washingtonpost.com

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