Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions

by Michael Moss

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Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions

by Michael Moss


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  • The Big Problem of Obesity

    With an exponential increase in living standards, food is more readily available and richer. Now, one of the prevailing problems in society, especially in first-world nations, is obesity. Food companies have tried to reduce the calories of the products they sell, but that might not be enough to cut

  • Convenient but Unhealthy

    Thanks to the advancements in manufacturing, food is easily available and prepared. Unfortunately, these tend to be highly processed foods that may not be healthy. While it is mandatory by law to list out all the ingredients used in manufacturing these foods, how many people check them? Thus, we ar

  • The Calorie Dilemma

    In the very distant past when humans were still hunting or gathering for food, our bodies evolved so that we craved the kind of foods that filled our stomachs. High-calorie foods are now abundant, diverse, and amazingly tasty. Combined with how our physiology and brains work, this means we’re always

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