Scientific Study Confirms Research

Kathleen Melanson, a researcher from the University of Rhode Island, led a study on slower eating with 30 college-aged women. On the first occasion, she gave them large plates of pasta and a glass of water and told them to eat as fast as they could until they were comfortably full. On the second occasion, she asked them again to eat until they were comfortably full, but this time to put down their utensils between bites and take time to chew up their food. Continue reading

New Article Points to Eating Slowly and Portion Control as Effective Weight Loss Methods

A new article printed in The Journal for Endocrinology and Metabolism confirms the effectiveness of eating slowly and portion control in producing weight loss. The study also suggests very-low-carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins plan may only be as effective as placebos and the current weight loss drugs are definitely not a cure for obesity. Continue reading

Margaret Furtado, Yahoo! Health Expert and Johns Hopkins Nutritionist, Raves About Diet Dinnerware

Margaret Furtado, Yahoo! Health Expert and Johns Hopkins Nutritionist, raves:

Just discovered www.mydietdinnerware.com! Loved this concept, and ate at least 1/4 less at lunch today by eating more slowly!

Take a look at her Twitter page and Yahoo! Health Blog. Her recently published book is “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Well After Weight Loss Surgery.”