Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Play Tetris to reduce your cravings

Playing Tetris (or other games that are visually engaging) reduces your cravings by about 20%. Not much, but better than nothing.

Food, Sleep, Wine and Sex

Sean Levinson | Aug 17, 2015 | Elite Daily
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October 18, 2015 Posted by | behaviour, psychology | , , , , | Leave a comment

Hyperpalatable

They forgot Smarties.

Lingo: Hyperpalatable

Some foods are engineered to be so tasty they’re difficult to resist, says nutritional scientist Venket Rao

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October 13, 2015 Posted by | health, nutrition | , , , , , | Leave a comment

“I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss”

You cannot always believe what the newspapers write.  Or what scientific journals write.

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here’s How.

John Bohannon | 5/27/15 | io9.com

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May 31, 2015 Posted by | nutrition | , , , | Leave a comment