Anxiety, Stress and Altered Taste – The Science Behind Stress Eating

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Stress has been linked to a number of physical and psychological conditions, but did you know it can also affect the way we taste food? In this video, we explore how stress can impact our sense of taste, and what this means for our dietary habits. We look at the science behind the connection between stress and taste, as well as tips for reducing stress in order to keep your taste buds happy.

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