Why We Still Eat When We Feel Stuffed

October 3, 2017

Never fails.  You can't eat another bite of food but in just a few minutes you’re once again placing that fork filled with food in your mouth.  Perhaps that feeling could be blamed on your parents for making you eat everything on your plate.  New research says conditioning can change our natural eating habits. Laboratory rats were trained to eat when hungry and not eat when they were full and what researchers found that even when rats were full, they needed to continue to eat.  What it means is that hunger and feeling satisfied are conditioned by our eating habits and that knowledge can be useful for those struggling with portion control and weight loss.


See and hear more from the 98.5 KTK Morning Show

98.5 KTK Morning Show Podcast