Instagram addict? Taking snaps of your food can make it taste BETTER

If you're the type to take pictures of your food before you eat it (go on, you know you've done it once or twice) then you're food could actually turn out tastier.

We all know Instagram is filled with #foodporn shots, but science has actually proved that it's better to take a sneaky shot before eating it.

According to the Journal of Consumer Marketing, the time you take to snap your picture provides a momentary pause in consumption which "increases the savouring associated with consumption of pleasurable foods."

So basically, if you take a photo of your food, it (obvs) takes longer to start eating it. Therefore, you'll want it more and your brain will trick you into thinking it's tastier than it actually is. 

New York Magazine reports that the research was revolved around three different studies which involved 120 participants.

Ah, that's good enough for us. Get grammin' people. 

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