Could Slow Eating Be Key to Staying Slim? University of Rhode Island Study

Published: Nov 30, 2011

With Thanksgiving feasting here, new research suggests a simple way to avoid packing on holiday pounds: Eat more slowly. Heavier people eat faster than slim ones, and men chow down faster than women, two new studies find. Seeking insight into the role that eating rate plays in quantity of food consumed, researchers from the University of Rhode Island also saw that refined grains -- found in white breads, pastas and potatoes -- are eaten faster than healthier whole grains.

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