Speed of eating might play a role in obesity, study shows

08/30/2011 | Yahoo! · New Zealand Herald, The

A study of 1,500 women in New Zealand found that a one-step increase in eating speed on a five-step scale was tied to a 2.8% higher body mass index, or about 4 more pounds on average. Researchers are following up to determine whether eating faster can predict weight gain. The study was published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

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