Under-size me

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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22nd February, 2013
Remember the seafood diet? I see food and I eat it … All joking aside, when faced with more food, we really do eat more. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack time, the bigger the portion of food, the more we eat. And, of course, we snack more frequently now than we did a few decades ago. If those snacks are super-sized, it adds up to a lot more calories … unless you take the advice of Dutch and US researchers, who reckon a snack half the size of our super-sized ones can satisfy hunger or cravings. Under the guise of conducting a taste test in an American food laboratory, ...

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