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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

How Subtle Factors Influence Our Eating

Your food choices may be influenced by what your mom ate when you were in the womb. (This Year's Love/Flickr)

Your food choices may be influenced by what your mom ate when you were in the womb. (This Year’s Love/Flickr)

A growing body of evidence suggests that subtle factors — things we’re not even aware of — influence our food choices. Everything from how our mothers ate when we we were in the womb, to what sorts of smells or noises are in the background while we dine.

NPR food and health correspondent Allison Aubrey joins us to discuss some of the latest research in this field.

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