A World of Cravings

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Cravings seem to be universal, but culture influences what we go crazy for. Research by psychologists Scott Parker, Ana Garriga-Trillo and Debra Zellner shows that hungers have an international flavor:

U.S.:

Women: Chocolate

Men: Pizza , beef (followed by burgers, steak and cheesesteak)

Spain:

Women: Cola, French fries, chocolate

Men: Serrano ham, French fries, spaghetti

Egypt:

Women: Grape leaves and eggplant stuffed with rice and meat

Men: Molokhia soup, grilled fish

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