Category Archives: Microstructure

Eating speed and calorie control: Weight of the evidence

Recently, a paper by Kokkinos et al. (1) was published on an experiment finding different postprandial Peptide YY and Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 concentration responses with varying eating speed.  This immediately prompted such media headlines as: "Eating Slowly May Help Weight Control," "Cut Calories by Eating Slowly," "Eating Slowly Can Help with Weight Loss," and "Eating Quickly is Associated With Overeating, Study Indicates." Bold extrapolations if you actually read the study. A look at the Read more [...]