Adventurous eaters may be healthier Food lovers tend to be associated with over-indulgence.
The outcomes showed that the foodies in the group rated themselves as healthier eaters, more physically active, and more worried about the healthfulness of their meals in comparison to non-adventurous eaters. Adventurous eaters also had a somewhat lower BMI. ‘These findings are essential to dieters because they present that promoting adventurous eating may provide a way for people – especially women – to reduce or maintain pounds without feeling limited by a rigid diet,’ study co-writer Brian Wansink said in a statement. Lauren Graf, scientific dietitian for the Cardiac Wellness Plan at Montefiore Health Program in New York City, said she counsels her patients to try new often, more varied foods to greatly help them develop healthier habits. (more…)