Posts tagged calories
This is why you should cut cake into smaller pieces

Bigger portions make people overeat, that’s already well established. Portions can grow in two ways, however: they can grow in size, or by increasing the number of units in the serving. Does increasing the volume of the food have the same effect as increasing the number of units? Do people eat less when a big portion is divided into smaller ones?

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Fight unhealthy snacking while maintaining peace and harmony – science-based tips that work

A new study joins others in showing that over time, well-meaning parents’ attempts to curb unhealthy snacking by restricting them backfires and achieves the opposite results. On the other hand, if parents remove unhealthy foods and replace them with healthy foods, without comment of fuss, kids eat better after a while.

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You are what your gut bacteria eat

Recent studies find that the state of the inhabitants of our gut may affect our immune system, our weight status, our susceptibility to disease, our energy levels, our mental state and our mood.  
But how does one get the kind of microbial society that’s most conducive to wellness?

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