Mindful Eating: Understand the Mind-Body Connection and Take Control of the Way You Eat!

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If you were given a container of popcorn to eat during a movie, do you think you would eat more popcorn if the container was bigger?  Or do you think you’d eat only however much you were hungry for?  Researcher Brain Wansink tells us that you do, in fact, eat more if the container is bigger.  In fact, he has done numerous studies on how much popcorn people eat in a movie theater.  He has even made sure that the popcorn was stale and tasteless.  Guess what happened?  People still eat lots of popcorn, always much more than they think they are eating.  They eat even more of it if it’s in a gigantic container.  And they eat it even if it doesn’t taste very good. More