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Does the male brain ignore food over sex?

By Anonymous October 16, 2014 - 9:02pm
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men prefer sex or food?

Some research was claiming the male brains are wired to make them ignore food and look for a mate instead. Do men prefer sex over food? Why?

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Hi Anon

Thanks for your post! 

I'm not sure why men prefer sex over food, other than they prefer it - pretty simple! If you ask men if they prefer dinner at that moment, or sex, many will pick sex. But if they are hungry enough, their instinct is to feed themselves. It all depends on the man. Most of these studies are based on self-reporting so they aren't really scientific. 

Some research has shown the exact opposite:


Here is a more scientific study that you may be talking about. The reasons why are listed here: 


EmpowHER is a site dedicated to the health and welfare of women so we're not experts on male sexuality but these links should help you. 



October 17, 2014 - 5:47am
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