Dine with a light eater if you want to consume less

11 mayo 2015

How much food your dining companion eats can have a big influence on how much you consume, a study concludes. This psychological effect, known as social modeling, leads people to eat less than they normally would if alone when their companion consumes a small amount of food. The researchers analyzed the results of 38 studies in which the amount of food that people ate in company was measured.