Thursday, January 26, 2017

In Social Situations, Men Eat More

Daily Insights 01/26/2017
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Impress For Success, and Fill That Plate – Nope!

Fast Company has a terrific piece from Cornell's Food and Brand Lab that shows that if men they think people are watching when they eat they'll eat four times as much.

In social situations, men may eat more, just to make themselves look good. 

"Even if men aren't thinking about it, eating more than a friend tends to be understood as a demonstration of virility and strength," says co-author Kevin Kniffin, of Cornell University. 

The study consisted of two parts. The first was an eating competition, in which participants in different groups were either cheered-on by an audience or ate without a crowd. Men ate four times as many chicken wings when cheered on, whereas women actually ate less when there was an audience. To remove other incentives, the prize for overeating was a cheap plastic medal. More...

Super Snack Ideas for Super Bowl Parties

Help your shoppers host Super Bowl parties with healthier options that don't break the bank.

Super Bowl 51 is here! The Patriots will face the Falcons, and it should be a great game! But we all know that the parties are fun even if you're not a football fan. It's truly one day when everyone, no matter what age, can hang together and enjoy the game and the highly anticipated commercials, halftime show, and of course the snacks! 

Moringa on Your Radar?

Have you heard of the exotic superfood, moringa? Find out all about it here.

Moringa Oleifera, native to the southern foothills of the Himalayan Mountains in northern India, is sure to be popping up in foods and beverages in your store. Moringa or drumstick tree is widely cultivated throughout Africa, Central and South America, and many parts of Asia, because of its many valuable uses, and the fact that it grows rapidly and easily in various climates. There are about 13 species of moringa trees in the family Moringaceae, and Moringa oleifera is by far the most popular.

Phil's Food Reviews

CHI-CHI's Mexican Foods Thick and Chunky Salsa Mild is a HIT!

You had my attention when the first ingredient is tomatoes. Then when I opened the jar and the aroma of the spices and tomatoes hit me. And then when I took a taste! This is a mild salsa - but a rich, thick, chunky flavorful one. Watch review.

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