How the smell of food affects how much you eat

March 24, 2012

ScienceDaily (Mar. 21, 2012) — Bite size depends on the familiarly and texture of food. Smaller bite sizes are taken for foods which need more chewing and smaller bite sizes are often linked to a sensation of feeling fuller sooner. New research published in BioMed Central’s new open access journal Flavour, shows that strong aromas lead to smaller bite sizes and suggests that aroma may be used as a means to control portion size.

How the smell of food affects how much you eat.

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