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

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
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Being with friends and family makes us eat more, especially during the holidays. Photo: Alamy
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Chrysan Mok (left), principal of Caritas Jockey Club Lok Yan School and Astra Lam, the school’s social worker. Photo: Winson Wong

Healthy eating and balanced diet served up by Caritas Jockey Club Lok Yan School’s CMC Food Lab, funded by Operation Santa Claus

  • CMC Food Lab is part of an initiative developed by the school to create simple and healthy recipes for its young students classified as ‘complex medical cases’
  • With support from industry, the programme is developing new and inventive recipes to share
Topic |   Operation Santa Claus

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Chrysan Mok (left), principal of Caritas Jockey Club Lok Yan School and Astra Lam, the school’s social worker. Photo: Winson Wong
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