Messages from the food police

We have all seen messages from the ‘food police’ telling us that sugary snacks are bad. But is it possible that seeing these messages actually make us more likely to eat sugary snacks? Researchers at Arizona State University, find that these messages backfire among dieters. Dieters ate 39 percent more cookies after seeing a ‘food police’ style message that says, ‘All sugary snacks are bad” than those who saw a positive message.’ —> Read More