Navigation Links
Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
Date:3/28/2013

would happily carry on eating, and this shows memory systems play a role in stimulating eating and hunger," Robinson said.

The research, published in the April issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analyzed 24 studies that had investigated the influence of attention and memory on food intake. All studies involved at least two different groups -- often made up of college students -- and compared the results between the groups. For example, one gave a specific meal to people who were watching television and the same meal to people who were not. Another compared people who ate alone to those who ate while watching television or a recorded radio drama.

The findings suggest the following conclusions:

  • Being distracted or less attentive to the food you're eating tends to make you eat more at that sitting.
  • Paying attention to what you're eating tends to make you eat less later on.
  • Even those who are dieting -- called "restrained eaters" by the researchers -- may eat more if they are distracted than if they are able to focus on their food.

Connie Diekman, director of university nutrition at Washington University at St. Louis, said the research reinforces what dieticians have known for a long time: If you don't pay attention to what you're eating, you will eat more. But she said the new research adds something to the science: Eating while distracted will also affect what you eat later.

"That's a big part that people may not have really thought about before," she said.

Yet for many busy families, slowing down meals may seem impossible. "We've become a grab-and-go-society," she said. "People will eat meals in less than five minutes."

Diekman suggested that even those who dine alone should set a place at the table, cook a meal and enjoy it. "Don't automatically turn on the TV," she said.

Even if you're eating while working at your computer, you can still focus a bit mor
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Weight-Loss Surgery Beat Drugs for Cutting Diabetes in Very Obese
2. More cutting-edge cancer research supported by industry
3. AGA presents cutting-edge research during DDW®
4. ASHA grant funds cutting-edge AIDS research at Tel Aviv University
5. New national clinical trials network for neurological disorders to foster cutting-edge treatments
6. Cutting-edge approaches to ensuring biologic drug quality focus of forum on bioassays
7. InnoVision and The Danse Team Up to Tell the Story of Cutting Edge Technology Through 3D Animation
8. Study: Curbing car travel could be as effective as cutting calories
9. InnoVative Capital Closes $41 Million FHA 242 Refinancing, Cutting Morehead Memorial Hospital's Loan Rate by 21% and Reducing Debt Service by $5 Million
10. Top Road Rage Triggers: Cutting In, Weaving
11. Director of the Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine Provides New Cutting Edge Technology for Patients Suffering with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
(Date:8/31/2014)... August 31, 2014 The severity of ... provider specializing in menopause is expert in helping ... and relief from uncomfortable symptoms with the latest treatment ... therapies offer a variety of alternative treatments and products ... these treatment options may fall outside of what can ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... Sunday 31 August 2014: Drinking tea reduces non-cardiovascular ... people presented at ESC Congress today by Professor Nicolas ... have to choose between tea or coffee it,s probably ... components of our way of life. Their effects on ... with sometimes divergent results. We investigated the effects of ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Spain Sunday 31 August 2014: Local anaesthetic is ... (TAVI) as general anaesthetic, according to results of the ... Dr Romain Chopard from France. , Dr Chopard said: ... treatment alternative for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis ... conventional surgical aortic valve replacement. The number of TAVI ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 ... gait walking and how a mobility device can help in ... now available for free download from the website that contains ... medical doctor for this site. , The articles deal with ... mobility device like a walking cane can help in making ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... In a world where a typical response ... Group, LLC launches a game app to teach another way. ... Ultimate Karma app is a colorful way to encourage moral ... the game pulls double-duty by teaching players new ways to ... to reward gamers for consistently taking the high road, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A Look at Complementary Therapies and Alternative Medicine for National Menopause Awareness Month 2Health News:A Look at Complementary Therapies and Alternative Medicine for National Menopause Awareness Month 3Health News:A Look at Complementary Therapies and Alternative Medicine for National Menopause Awareness Month 4Health News:A Look at Complementary Therapies and Alternative Medicine for National Menopause Awareness Month 5Health News:Drinking tea reduces non-CV mortality by 24 percent 2Health News:Drinking tea reduces non-CV mortality by 24 percent 3Health News:Local anesthetic for TAVI as safe and effective as general anesthetic 2Health News:Information Articles on Gait Problems from Walking-Canes.Net 2Health News:Newly Launched Ultimate Karma App Elicits Happiness in Players and Encourages Moral Values 2
... , SATURDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- Mowing the ... people forget that their lawn mower can cause serious ... States, about 200,000 people (including 16,000 children) are injured ... Product Safety Commission. Those injuries include severed fingers, toes ...
... 600 Kidney-Friendly Recipes to Meet Kidney Care Needs for Dads ... Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of ... (CKD), offers fathers and their families the opportunity to enjoy ... 600 kidney-friendly recipes available on DaVita.com . ...
... U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to visit Healthy Athletes Village and ... Today is the last day to catch Summer Games action ... Klobuchar will visit Healthy Athletes Village today from 9:30-10 a.m. ... from 10-10:30 a.m. at Bierman Field. , , Healthy ...
... imaging equipment is in use in outpatient settings does ... Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommend Medicare utilize to calculate ... the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA), a national association ... data, which consist of 261 imaging machines in 46 ...
... , SEATTLE, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ... CTIC) today announced the final results of its separate concurrent ... the "Exchange Offers") for any and all of the approximately ... convertible notes (the "Notes"). The Exchange Offers expired at ...
... As President Obama prepares to sign a bill giving ... tobacco industry, a new study from Harvard School of ... continually changed the ingredients and the design of their ... acceptable product variance guidelines. The result, say the researchers, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Don't Get Lazy About Lawn-Mower Safety 2Health News:DaVita.com Provides Easy Recipes to Plan Your Father's Day Dinner 2Health News:DaVita.com Provides Easy Recipes to Plan Your Father's Day Dinner 3Health News:Last Day of Special Olympics Minnesota's 2009 Summer Games 2Health News:Last Day of Special Olympics Minnesota's 2009 Summer Games 3Health News:Data: Actual imaging use far below president's recommended 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare 2Health News:Data: Actual imaging use far below president's recommended 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare 3Health News:Data: Actual imaging use far below president's recommended 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare 4Health News:Cell Therapeutics Announces Final Results of its Fixed Price Exchange Offers for Any and All of its $118.9 Million Convertible Notes Outstanding 2Health News:Cell Therapeutics Announces Final Results of its Fixed Price Exchange Offers for Any and All of its $118.9 Million Convertible Notes Outstanding 3Health News:Study finds that tobacco companies changed design of cigarettes without alerting smokers 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... SAN DIEGO , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... an emerging biopharmaceutical company, announced today that Santosh ... will be leaving the Company, for personal reasons, ... the Chief Medical Officer of Aires Pharmaceuticals, which ... Vetticaden,s former responsibilities as the Company,s interim Chief ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014  BC Technical, the ... acquired Polaris Medical Imaging, a leader in sales, service ... strategic acquisition allows BC Technical to continue to expand ... within MR and CT modalities. "We ... said Mark Alvarez , president and CEO of ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Research and Markets  has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. The Central Nervous System ... segments of pharmaceuticals industry. The numbers of CNS disorders have ... unable to meet the market requirements. There has been steady ... over the past two decades. The market for CNS therapies ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change 2Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change 3Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change 4BC Technical Acquires Polaris Medical Imaging 2US CNS Disorders Drug Pipeline Insight 2014 2
... 2010 General-use X-ray security systems are one ... to widespread use to check people entering secured ... (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) ... the low risk to health associated with these ...
... N.Y., Nov. 4, 2010 At a special meeting today, ... approve the merger of West Acquisition Corp., an indirect wholly ... ), with and into Penwest and voted to approve the ... Penwest, West and Endo.   The merger became ...
Cached Medicine Technology:
A One Piece Support Garment - any length or size...
Body Suit w/Bra torso...
Male Compression Vest Binder...
Ideal for breast compression with adjustable hook and eye closure....
Medicine Products: