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The 100-Calorie Diet Trap

Take Caution with These Snacks




Chronic dieters are alerted to beware of products labeled ‘mini packs’, warns a study in the Journal of Consumer Research. The 100-calorie food packages are marketed to help people control their calorie intake, but appear to be typically over-consumed by individuals constantly trying to manage their food intake and their weight.


Source: University of Chicago Press Journals, 2008

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