How snacking spells trouble
People eat snacks not only because they taste good, but also because they are motivated by ideas about what they supposedly can do for them, a new study has revealed.
Today, roughly a quarter of the calories in the diet come from snacks, the report said.
`Everyone is constantly eating, especially foods that are convenient to buy and hold,` ABC News quoted Phil Lempert, a food-industry analyst in Santa Monica, California, as saying.
Recalling a research that was released at the end of last year may help explain why these between-meal bites have such power over us.
The study had rolled out benefits of eating more frequently, as opposed to sticking to three main meals.