A Cluttered Kitchen Can Nudge Us To Overeat, Study Finds

Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/02/15/466567647/a-cluttered-kitchen-can-nudge-us-to-overeat-study-finds?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=thesalt

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Hunger is not the only reason we eat sweets.

Often we eat as a way to celebrate, or sometimes we reach for food when we’re sad or bored.

And a study published this month in the journal Environment and Behavior points to another factor that can nudge us to eat: clutter.

“The notion that places — such as cluttered offices or disorganized homes — can be modified to help us control our food intake is becoming an important solution in…

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