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Thursday, December 09, 2010

FOOD CUES

Overweight people experience a greater desire to eat after seeing or smelling food

When subjects were exposed to the sight and smell of pizza for one minute, "overweight individuals experience a greater motivation to consume food but do not desire or consume greater amounts of food" according to study from researches are the University of Bristol in Bristol, England.

"These findings are consistent with evidence that snacking and meal variability predict weight gain and they expose 'cue reactiveness' as a potential predisposing factor for overweight," the authors of study concluded.

In other words, avoid temptation. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Dec 09, 2010 9:39 am | [0] comments
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