Eating alongside overweight people affects your eating capacity, says study

October 5, 2014 2:56 PM

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A new study published in the magazine Appetite has indicated that eating alongside overweight people induces you to eat more than is necessary for you, thereby negatively affecting your weight loss plans. The latest study was conducted at the University of Cornell, and led by Mitsuru Shimizu, and it suggests that eating together with overweight people induces you to eat more unhealthy food, thereby making you gain more weight yourself.

This might be connected to the idea that overweight people tend to overeat, and they consume more of unhealthy food than is necessary for them; and watching them eat while you also eat yourself might make you to eat more than is good for you.

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