Why 'bowl food' might be tricking your brain

"I've eaten the same meal on a plate," New Yorker Lily Kunin told the NY Post recently. "It just wasn't that good." Others too have claimed that superfood salads and healthy meals served in bowls simply "taste better".

It's an assertion which sounds nonsensical to many - but there could be some truth to it. It's all to do with how a variety of sensory stimuli can impact our perception of flavour and even our how full we feel after a meal.

The power of the colour and texture of food to influence taste has been well-documented - as has the importance of the type of utensils used and the materials they are made from.

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