The foods that make you more (and less) attractive, according to science

March 08, 2024

‘Men consuming high glycemic load snacks during this time may appear more attractive due to the immediate glucose boost. Some examples are: some fruit and vegetablespulseswholegrain foods, such as porridge oats These high glycaemic foods are also refined carbohydrates. ‘Certain traits, such as facial attractiveness, are influenced by sex hormones. The participants also completed a questionnaire to evaluate their typical habits of consumption of refined carbs. However, consumption of high-energy foods at these times was associated with higher attractiveness ratings, according to the findings published in the journal PLoS One.