June 30, 2015


Your Health

Mind over platter

Turning off your brain easiest way to overeat, Cornell University prof says

UNDATED - Professor Brian Wansink is a leading researcher on eating behaviour. His latest study investigates the effect of food order in buffet lines. Handout photo courtesy of Brian Wansink. For Misty Harris story 1031-buffet-study.  Long the bane of Canadian waistlines, the buffet is being viewed through a kinder, gentler and certainly more slimming lens, thanks to a leading eating-behaviour expert. Cornell University professor Brian Wansink, alongside postdoctoral research associate Andrew Hanks, has just released a study in which buffet lines are shown to actually improve diners������ odds of making healthy choices ����� even when there are fatty foods on offer. The secret is in the ordering, with the first three dishes setting the tone for the entire meal. Something to consider as we waddle through holiday party season.

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UNDATED - Professor Brian Wansink is a leading researcher on eating behaviour. His latest study investigates the effect of food order in buffet lines. Handout photo courtesy of Brian Wansink. For Misty Harris story 1031-buffet-study. Long the bane of Canadian waistlines, the buffet is being viewed through a kinder, gentler and certainly more slimming lens, thanks to a leading eating-behaviour expert. Cornell University professor Brian Wansink, alongside postdoctoral research associate Andrew Hanks, has just released a study in which buffet lines are shown to actually improve diners������ odds of making healthy choices ����� even when there are fatty foods on offer. The secret is in the ordering, with the first three dishes setting the tone for the entire meal. Something to consider as we waddle through holiday party season.

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