The scientific study of appetite has yielded a wide range of interesting phenomena. Still, the field is a painfully long way from achieving any sort of satisfying integration, in which the mutual and combined influences of various factors acting simultaneously might be predicted or explained. This conclusion is especially warranted in the case of human eating behavior, where social and cognitive factors are particularly evident. Such factors may apply as well to other animals. It can only be hoped that human and animal research, often seemingly at odds with each other, will eventually be synthesized into a comprehensive analysis of the determinants of feeding and appetite.
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A time for giving and receiving, getting closer with the ones we love and marking the end of another year and all the eating also. We eat because the food is yummy and plentiful but we don't usually count calories at this time of year. This book will help you do just this.