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Junk Food Ads Trigger Positive Emotions, Healthy Foods Not So Much

April 25, 2023


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Junk Food Ads Trigger Positive Emotions Healthy Foods Not So Much
Presented by Michigan News

How much of an impact does food truly have on one’s mood? University of Michigan researchers found that in adults who did not already hold strong beliefs about how foods affect their emotions, fast-food TV ads for cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets, and milkshakes increased their beliefs that they would feel positive emotions while eating those types of food.

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