The scientists in Cornell University (US) recently made a research about how eating
when not hungry badly affects your health.
Particularly, eating when not hungry may make your glycemic index higher than eating
The research was conducted with the participation of 45 university students. They were
asked about their hunger levels before eating a high content carbohydrate meal. The
glycemic indexes would be recorded before and after their meal. The result showed that
the glycemic indexes of those who ate when they were really hungry were lower than the
According to the researchers, people usually cannot control their eating tension when
they directly see or smell food. On the other hand, the food advertisements that you can
find everywhere are one of the reasons to stimulate people‘s eating desire when not
hungry. It is alarming that most of those advertisements target to fast food and instant
food- which are naturally not good for health.