Can Your Food Control You? Find the Answer at the Museum
London's Science Museum reveals how food affects your body, brain and habits in a year long exhibition. Find out if you have any control over what you eat.
Have you ever been ambushed by the overwhelming desire for a burger, pickled onion crisps or a sugary treat? Was the famous children’s author Roald Dahl onto something with his ‘Tummy Beast’ poem and the little known ‘second brain’ lurking inside your stomach? Is your mother to blame yet again… or are there greater forces at play here? From the food choices your mother made when you were in the womb, to your next tasty morsel, the exhibition Cravings: Can Your Food Control You? explains how your appetite has been shaped by food.
The Science Museum have put some cutting edge rational science behind what can sometimes feel like uncontrollable food cravings. Take a journey with personal stories, fascinating objects, science and technology to explore how food affects your brain body and eating habits.