Scientists from the University of Michigan have named the reasons for people's love for pizza. There are biological factors, and
Briefly about the research, writes the publication PopularMechanics". Thanks to the combination of ingredients, the pizza contains fats, carbohydrates and salt. It is these substances that activate the brain circuit responsible for reward.
In addition, pizza contains casein milk protein. During digestion, it releases caseomorphins. These chains of amino acids act on receptors for dopamine, which is called the hormone of pleasure and reward. Dopamine production increases.
As for psychological reasons, it is oftenthe sight and aroma of pizza make people feel good. Also, pizza is often eaten with friends, which in itself is a pleasant way to spend time.