Eating sweet foods aids in the formation of a meal memory.
According to a 2015 study published in the journal Hippocampus, consuming sweet meals leads your brain to recall the meal, and experts believe it might really help you regulate your eating behavior. When you consume sweets, neurons in the dorsal hippocampus, the portion of the brain responsible for episodic memory, fire. Episodic memory is the type that allows you to recall what happened at a certain time and location. "We believe that episodic memory may be employed to modulate eating behaviour," said research co-author Marise Parent of Georgia State's Neuroscience Institute. "We make judgements like 'I probably won't eat now. I ate a large breakfast.' We make judgements d