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Why do people eat so many carbohydrates?

Pierre Dukan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Carbohydrates so energy-rich and easily available and they have such a pleasant taste that they are often used as comfort foods. And, as for sweet foods, some people snack on them compulsively. Our affinity for sweet tastes is in part innate, but most psychologists agree that lengthy conditioning starting in childhood makes sweet flavors gratifying as they are associated with rewards. Finally, carbohydrates are almost always the cheapest foods available, which is why they are served at everyone’s table, from the richest to the poorest.
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