Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Rats love cereal!

A new study published by the American Psychological Association examines the reasons why we tend to overeat. In a study using rats, researchers discovered some of the factors that prompt people to binge eat. For example, they discovered that rats would eat a "highly palatable" chocolate breakfast cereal even when they were full, but would avoid their normal food.
The moral of the story: Keep your cereal away from rats!

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