Looking to lose weight? Well, you may not have to give up eating fast food. You may, however, have to learn how to eat slower.
A new study finds that eating quickly stops the release of a hormone that tells the brain your stomach is full. People who eat lunch at their desks without taking time to have a proper meal are therefore at a higher risk of obesity, according to Stephen Bloom, a professor at London’s Imperial College who worked on the study.
“Speed-eating, eating at work or when you’re doing spreadsheets on the screen so that you keep stuffing food into your face are likely to increase the risk of obesity,” he said.
Oh really? Well, if that’s true, how does he explain this: