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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Mystery Solved: Why Don't The French Gets As Fat As Americans?

Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 9:00 AM


Oh, so that's why: a new Cornell study seems to answer the eternal question over why the French, despite their notoriously rich butter-and-cream-heavy cuisine, are able to maintain their trim figures while Americans continue to balloon to ever-widening proportions:

"Because they use internal cues -- such as no longer feeling hungry -- to stop eating ... Americans, on the other hand, tend to use external cues -- such as whether their plate is clean, they have run out of their beverage or the TV show they're watching is over."

In short, trust your gut, folks. (via Boing Boing)

-- Brian Bernbaum

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