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9 ways personality influences your taste preferences

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What does your palate say about you?

A craving for potato chips, sushi or Szechuan food might have more to do with your personality than your taste buds, according to several studies. Just like your personality influences your favorite color, song or movie, experts say personality traits have a lot of pull over the food you pile on your plate. “Through our food preferences and choices we reveal inner thoughts, feelings, wishes and desires,” says Dr. Alan Hirsch, a neurologist and psychiatrist, and founder of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago. “It’s no exaggeration to say that the foods we choose provide a window to our unconscious.” Wondering what your palate says about you? Read on to learn more about the link between personality and your favorite foods.
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