Food Choices Can Be Influenced By Your Peer Group
Researchers from Liverpool found people model their eating habits on their peer group - so if your group eats healthy, you will, too.By Danny Matteson | December 31, 2013
As the old saying goes “you are what you eat,” but according to a new study, what you eat might be partly determined by who you're with.
Researchers from the University of Liverpool looked at 15 studies from 11 different journals and found the food choices of the people around you help to determine the choices you make for yourself. (Via The Huffington Post)
That’s to say, if a friend is ordering a meal like a burger, you’re more likely to get a burger or something similar — and if your brunch mate is having salad, you’re more likely to get something light as well. (Via Hardee's, YouTube / saladworks1)