Eating Well, Women's Health

Key To Eating Less: Small Bites

It’s not rocket science? Then why aren’t you doing it? The Los Angeles Times reports that a study in the journal Plos One looked at what happened when 53 people ate soup, taking various size sips – when they were focused and when they were distracted. And? The researchers found that people who took small sips consumed about 30 percent less than those who took big sips and those who decided the size of their sips. Wait, there’s more: those who took larger sips underestimated how much they ate. The Times reminds us that another study published a year ago in the same journal showed that pairs of women eating together tended to mimic each other’s eating patterns. Read more in the L.A. Times.

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