Friday, 7 November 2008

How do we learn how much food to put on our plates?

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That's a question Jennie Fisher, associate professor of public health and researcher at Temple University's Center for Obesity Research and Education, has been picking away at for years.
Fisher's work is aimed at decoding the array of factors in the eating environment,...
...from visual cues such as the size of a serving vessel to social influences around the kitchen table and practicalities such as the size of the serving spoon, that may influence decisions about how much food to put on your plate.
In Fisher's latest study, presented at the annual meeting of the Obesity Society earlier this month,...

Full Story: Learning How Much to Eat; by Jennifer Huget, on The Washington Post




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