Solutions for Eating at Social Gatherings
Never “save” yourself for a function that involves food – adults tend to eat more when they eat with people who are hungry. If two people eat together, the amount of food consumed in a meal increases by 44%. The larger the gathering, the larger the amount of food eaten.
Remember your previous meal – if you had a heavy lunch or a light lunch, remember this. It will help you adjust your portion up or down, depending on how hungry you are or how much you ate at the previous meal.
Recognize that buffets are catalysts for overindulgence – buffets truly encourage you to overeat. They are the perfect example of “super sizing” by encouraging you to eat all you can for one low price ... read more tips.