Who buys a hungry, buys not hungry to buy more Hochkalorisches the truism, confirmed by a study. With some other output. Berlin (9.5.2013). “Never an empty stomach go shopping!”, so warns up to today the proverbial Grandma. But also who just a few hours has eaten, is remote controlled in its purchasing decisions by the energy-hungry brain, have now found US researchers.
And also for the first time shows how then the grocery shopping actually change. As “Grandma” suggests, the amount remains namely or size of purchased food is largely right. What has changed is the energy content of the food, so the “calories”, who walk in the shopping cart 1. Already five hours without food, so the tests showed with 68 people, resulted in the selection of higher-calorie foods (for example, biscuits, snacks, or red meat) as persons who had completed their simulated shopping sick (and the more fruit, vegetables, or white) Poultry meat purchased). Researchers also examined 82 supermarket visitors have noted the same thing: they bought especially for the time of day, where the last meal a while is back (between 16 and 19: 00), high-energy food. Who goes shopping so hungry, should but watch not only on the amount of purchased food mainly due to their energy content. Or even better – and because grandma was just right – shopping on an empty stomach completely renounce. 1 Valley A, Wansink B: fattening people source: hungry grocery shoppers buy more calories, need more food.
JAMA internal med. 2013 may 6:1-2. additional information this press release, with kind recommendations from “Medicinal plants Welt.de – the world of medicinal plants”, Germany’s oldest (since 1992) and relevantester website for phytotherapy.