H-HEALTHY LIVING

Jan 2, 2014 5:25 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Peer pressure plays role in what and how much we eat

What you choose to eat could depend on what your friend orders.

Researchers in Britain looked at studies on food choices and found peer pressure plays a role in what and how much a person eats.

For example, people who were told that their friends were going to have a low calorie meal were much more likely to make the same choice.

Those who were told others were eating large quantities of food ate more.

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