Sumary of Two Common Eating Habits That Can Really Pile on Pounds:
- The researchers gathered 44 men and women for a weekly lunch for four weeks, giving them different-sized portions of macaroni and cheese in random order, served with water..
- The reason for people eating more when they ate faster could be a matter of the body’s response to how long food spends in a person’s mouth..
- These can be water-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, said study co-author Barbara Rolls, professor in the nutritional sciences department in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State..
- Though slowing down eating might be an option for reducing overconsumption, it’s hard to do, Rolls said, and some evidence suggests that eating speed is a genetically based behavior….