Recently, I found an interesting research study summary, that got me thinking about the way we (Americans anyway) eat. The headline was “Dessert with meals may help kids eat fewer calories”.
The study was out of Purdue University, and published in the journal Appetite. Researchers measured how the timing of dessert made a difference in how much lunch a group of children ate. They found that the children ate more calories overall when their dessert was served after their lunch was cleared, than when dessert was served with lunch. Continue Reading..