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Why Eating Well Tastes Good On The Inside

We all have certain “flavor profiles” that we prefer and that we want others to like. If the flavor profile and preferences are not the same as you, then you will not be able to enjoy food together, which is very important for a healthy relationship.

Eating in a way that maintains and amplifies the flavors that we enjoy is a cornerstone for optimal mental and physical health. And I think that in our food-based society, people tend to take for granted a way of eating that is largely responsible for the physical and mental health of their loved ones as well. It makes sense that a relationship that is based on “taste,” “taste preferences” are especially important for a healthy relationship. We all have a “flavor profile,” but if you have different tastes for different foods and flavors, then you may not really get along.

It is important, however, to eat at least the basics of what you enjoyed in your youth. It is possible to have healthy, happy relationships that also include foods that people tend to dislike nowadays. This can help to create a healthier, long-lasting relationship.

When you love someone, you want them to love you back: the same way that you loved them. However, like all things in life, sometimes the relationship we have with the people we love can be more than a two-way relationship. When we fall in love with someone, we are often so enamored with that beloved that we become oblivious to whether they like us back. When an ex does not like it when you talk to them, it is hard to keep the relationship going when we have become numb to the person. On the other hand, if you do not love the person on a deep level, you are much more likely to end a relationship than if you were in a loving relationship in which you both loved the person. You may not realize it, but falling in love with someone is a huge step toward love in the relationship.

The following are 8 basic foods that you should eat in a healthy relationship:

1. Food is not a form of abuse, neglect, or abuse.

In the book, Why We Love: What Really Drives Us , Mollie Zeuner argues that the root of love is not physical attraction, but the desire to be loved. One of the first parts of love is the desire, “to be needed as an equal, and to have someone you can trust to love you” (Zeuner, p. 7). This desire can often be manipulated, so that we use “feelings” and “concerns” if we want someone to “respect us back.”

But the truth is, humans are more than just “people who love,” we are also creatures that were not made to live alone or to do things by ourselves or to be our own masters. Humans are social creatures; we all love and cherish the ones we love. If we let it, then our love and that of our loved ones can also turn into something much more than a “shared experience of love.” It seems that the desire to be loved and be loved back, however, must be built onto a foundation that makes our relationship healthy: to understand the relationship is beneficial to everyone involved and is actually beneficial to the healthy human and the healthy human’s loved one when it is built properly.

2. Food is a form of communication.

The power of eating food goes beyond what was stated in my list above. It is also where the power of food comes in. The power that food gives us to communicate and to relate lies in that every person that eats food shares part of their body with another person. Every time someone eats food, they are literally putting something into a body that has been left out, alone, abused, neglected, etc, and this is how our relationship connects us. When we eat together, we share our bodies, we share the love between us. When we have shared food, we are less likely to feel excluded, and we are also likely to share ourselves.