Dieting With Your Partner Probably Won’t Go So Well

We also found that among 50 overweight, romantic couples who made New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, the more successful a partner was at restricting his or her diet and eating healthier, the less confident the other partner was in controlling their own food portions. Why might this be the case?

Source: Going on a Diet With Your Partner Probably Won’t Go So Well

The article fails to mention that men typically loose weight faster than men.

Study: The Effect of an Eating Companion’s Appearance on Food Intake

There are a lot of things that can influence our food intake: marketing, mindset, and that slowly spinning cheesecake in the glass case. A recent study found that who you’re eating with—and whether they’re larger than you—may also affect how much food you actually end up eating.

Source: Your Fellow Diners’ Appearance May Influence How Much You Eat

Statistics are like bikinis: What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.