Ok, I know this has been mentioned a few times on the forum, but it was never directly addressed and was pre-release. Food addiction. It is a thing, and I’ve experienced it personally. I at one point tried (somewhat successfully) to lose weight. Of course, that meant cutting out most of the unneeded sugars. I began to notice that I’d really want a candy bar for then next week to month, but after that, I could mostly ignore the stuff. Eat anything sweet again, like cake at a party, and it would all come back and the week or month of craving would begin again.
Now my question. It hasn’t been very long yet, but have any of the people on Soylent 1 been noticing a craving curve? If so, how is it “formatted”? Is it the week and gone like I had, or was it more like the opposite, where you didn’t notice at first, and then the cravings set in?
For those who haven’t gotten Soylent, how do you think Soylent will effect food cravings? Will being able to identify cravings help us avoid them and learn more about our personal nutri/bio/neural-chemistry or will it intensify the cravings when we break off from pure soylent diets? Actually, those who have gotten Soylent should discuss that too.
I can say now that because you know you have an addictive effect to something, doesn’t always mean you can avoid it better, especially when you are stressed and there just happens to be a staff birthday party with cake and soda and…
EDIT 1: A new idea has been brought up thanks to @unsynchronized. If Soylent resets the cravings of the body, does it also change the senses and current perceptions. That is, could it reset fruits to being sweet for someone who has lived off candy their live and, furthermore, could this effect be used to reset the tastes of those who need extremely flavored diets?