Standard serving sizes are anything but standard.
When a manufacturer lists a serving size on their food label, it’s based on their expectations of what you’ll eat, not what the dietary guidelines recommend.
Serve more and you’ll eat more, with no increase in satisfaction.
We have a tendency to eat more when we eat with others, but weight gain isn’t inevitable these holidays.
Understanding the psychology behind why we overeat can help us to consume less.
A tasty treat but is it too much?
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It’s not laziness that is causing some parents to overfeed their children.
It’s an idea that keeps returning, but there’s not convincing evidence to show eating from smaller plates will make a difference to obesity levels.
Some people are just better at resisting temptations than others.
People overeat. And people don’t always make the healthiest food choices. That much is clear. But who is to blame for overeating and poor food choices?
I dare you to say ‘no’.
Some children show ‘food responsiveness’ and others show ‘satiety responsiveness’. It’s worth know which one yours displays.
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