If women are prone to "eat like a bird" when men are watching, men might be similarly programmed to "eat like a horse" when women are around, suggests a US study by behavioral scientists. Researchers observed diners at an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet and found men who dined with at least one woman at the table ate 93 per cent more pizza than their peers who had only male dining companions. The tendency to overeat extended to healthier fare as well - men ate 86 per cent more salad in the company of women. "We find that while men disproportionately overeat in ...
Men might eat more when women are watching
Researchers found men who dined with at least one woman ate 93% more pizza than their peers who had only male dining companions
Reuters Last Updated at November 28, 2015 22:33 IST