Food Facts & Lore

Does The Harvest Moon Make Us Hungry?

When we think the harvest, we think food. We picture fields of corn stretching as far as the eye can see and beyond, and teams of horses and farm hands diligently harvesting the last crop before winter, from dusk to dawn. This brings us to the reason for the name, Harvest moon. The harvest moon… Continue reading Does The Harvest Moon Make Us Hungry?

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How Much Does Weather Affect Appetite?

We feel hungrier when it is cold than when it is warm and we gravitate toward high-calorie foods in colder weather and low-calorie foods in hot weather. These are common beliefs, but they leave out one important factor: emotions. We humans are emotional eaters. This is not to say that other animals do not also… Continue reading How Much Does Weather Affect Appetite?