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People consume 73% more soup in self-refilling bowls without feeling any more satisfied
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People consume 73 percent more soup in self-refilling bowls without feeling any more satisfied and without realizing that they had eaten any more according to a study by Brian Wansink at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA. People Eat With Their Eyes
People eat with their eyes rather than listening to their body
This study suggests that people eat with their eyes rather than listening to their bodies to tell them when they are full.
This study strongly suggests that larger portions have contributed to the obesity epidemic in the last 30 years.
Wansink B, Painter J, North J. Bottomless bowls: Why visual cues of portion size may influence intake. Obes Res. 2005 Jan, 13(1):93-100.
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