overeating : Definition, Usages, News and More

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oh vuh ree ting

  • n  eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • v  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

  • For this reason, many scientists think insulin's ride on the blood-sugar roller coaster may be a stimulus for overeating and, as a result, weight gain.
  • Such problems may be exacerbated by impulsive behaviors: overeating or substance abuse; suicide attempts; intentional self-injury.
  • And they're peering back into human history to understand better how we were booby-trapped for overeating from the start and how we might be able, so many eons later, to cut the .

  • Brian Wansink in Newswise (press release)
    We're finding that portion size can influence intake as much as taste,said Brian Wansink, the John S. Dyson Professor of Marketing and of Applied Economics at Cornell. "Large packages and containers can lead to overeating foods we do not...
  • David Ludwig in CNN
    Highly concentrated starches and sugars promote overeating, and the granddaddy of them all is sugar-sweetened beverages,said Ludwig, who runs the Optimal Weight for Life Program at Children's Hospital in Boston.
  • James Hill in Atlanta Journal Constitution
    I think we've created a culture that encourages overeating and discourages physical activity,Hill said.

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