Psychology & Psychiatry

How peer pressure does—and doesn't—influence our choices

It's a familiar scenario: You go out to eat with a friend, and he or she orders a Caesar salad. Your friend's choice inspires you to order a salad, too—only you decide to mix things up a little and choose a chef salad instead. ...

Health

3 ways to improve your eating habits

(HealthDay)—You've made the decision to improve your eating habits, but where should you begin? It can seem overwhelming at first.

Pediatrics

Children's snacking habits mirror their parents'

New research into children's snacking habits has found that big snacking parents may inadvertently influence their children to eat more. The researchers behind the study believe that encouraging parents to snack less could ...

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