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What Flavor is Your Personality?: Discover Who You Are by Looking at What You Eat

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The ice cream you prefer, the spices and scents you love and the foods you enjoy can reveal the kind of person you are and even predict the ideal lover or mate for you. Based on his own numerous scientific studies, Dr. Hirsch shows you how food preferences provide important clues about personality types and how they can even predict behavior.Not only can you tell what kind ...more
Hardcover, 278 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Sourcebooks
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Martin
There are good things and not so good things about this book. On the "good" side is the vast idea that smells operate entirely differently than our other senses - more directly to the emotional and bypassing the logical brain - and therefore open up a huge opportunity for any one wishing to communicate.

On the "not so good" side, is the fact that this book so clearly is just the very tip of the iceberg. The experiments are with incredibly small samples. The variables that could be at play are leg
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Summer
Not what I expected. There are mini quizzes (more like questions..."do u prefer this or that?") throughout the book that really didn't tell me anything about myself that I didn't already know. In between was a lot of rambling on and on about sense of smell. I skimmed over most of it.

The big quiz at the end was a waste of time for me. First, it was a library book so I had to copy the chart onto paper by hand. After answering my preferences on over 200 foods and adding up the totals in 5 columns,
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Abby
Rearead this with a friend who saw it on my shelf. It's like taking seventeen magazine quizes for foodies. Silly but fun. As accurate as you want it to be. :)
Lynne
Lots of interesting information here, but did not have as many of the quizzes, etc., that I expected to find. Still, fun reading.
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