Food tastes better when you make a picture of it

True story. And there’s proof too.

Just for the record here: I didn’t come up with it. In a study researchers found that when you make a picture of your food before eating, it “increases attitudes and taste evaluations of the experience when consumption actually takes place”. More simply, you think the foods tastes better. Even more remarkable is that you will probably think it’s healthier too.

Ok, it probably isn’t because of your immeasurable photography skills, but because you took a moment and ‘realize’ the food is there. So here’s a new question to research: does this conclusion mean that us photographing foodies have a natural instinct for (wanting to) appreciating food?

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