Food News: Bottomless Bowl

Did your mother ever say, “your eyes are bigger than your stomach!”? If so, she was probably right. Researchers at the Universisty of Illinois fed 54 adults soup. Half of these adults had “bottomless bowls” meaning their bowls filled at an imperceptible rate while they were eating. The end result? Those with the bottomless bowl ate 73% more soup and did not report being any more full. This emphasizes the importance of visual cues and using smaller serving containers if you are trying to watch calories. Obes. Res., January 1, 2005; 13(1): 2 - 2.

Become a premium member today and get access to hundreds of articles and handouts plus our premium tools!

Upcoming Posts

 
UP NEXT IN Cooking, Food and Health
Eating in Color: Blue, Part Two

New Products Available Now

 
Published on Categories fruits and veggies, best wellness, cooking, fiber fruits vegetables, food shopping, food and health, nutrition education resources, ingredients, menu planning, nutrition basicTags , , , , ,