Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy
Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy

Wellness

Why being with family and friends makes us eat more than when we’re alone or with strangers, and why we’re more greedy during the holidays

  • People tend to eat more when they are with others, and even more when they are with friends and family, and especially during the holidays
  • There could be an evolutionary reason for this, going back to the hunter-gatherer times

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Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy
Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy
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