dieting http://www.kplu.org en Skinny isn't all that: Survey finds fewer American women are dieting http://www.kplu.org/post/skinny-isnt-all-survey-finds-fewer-american-women-are-dieting Our perceptions about dieting and our attitudes about overweight people are shifting, according to a new survey by the <a href="https://www.npd.com/wps/portal/npd/us/industry-expertise/food/food-and-beverage/">NPD Group</a>.<p>"Women are leading the decline in dieting," according to <a href="https://www.npd.com/wps/portal/npd/us/industry-expertise/food/food-and-beverage/">Harry Balzer</a>, NPD's chief food industry analyst. In a survey of 3,800 adults, he found that about 23 percent of women reported being on a diet in 2012. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 20:28:55 +0000 7503 at http://www.kplu.org Skinny isn't all that: Survey finds fewer American women are dieting Super Bowl of seven-layer dip http://www.kplu.org/post/super-bowl-seven-layer-dip <p>As many of you know, Sunday marks America&#39;s premier &quot;unofficial&quot; holiday, a national fest of gluttony and television watching. Another <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btQrnsjgtac">Kardashian wedding special</a>? Excellent guess, but, no, it&#39;s the Super Bowl!</p><p>Commonly known as <a href="http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/46">Super Bowl Sunday</a>, others may dub it &quot;National I really have to pee but I can&#39;t leave the room because the commercials are better than the game&quot; Day or &quot;Forget the Doritos! I&#39;m eating the seven-layer dip with a spoon&quot; Day.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:17:45 +0000 Tim Haywood 4006 at http://www.kplu.org Super Bowl of seven-layer dip Deception diet: How optical illusions can trick your appetite http://www.kplu.org/post/deception-diet-how-optical-illusions-can-trick-your-appetite Think you know how to avoid overeating? Think again.<p>Research suggests that choices, like how much to eat during a meal, are often made subconsciously. Trouble is, our brains are hard-wired to mislead us in lots of little ways, which can have a big impact on our diets.<p>Take the Delboeuf effect, an optical illusion first documented in 1865. It starts with two dots of equal size. Sat, 28 Jan 2012 17:38:26 +0000 3954 at http://www.kplu.org Deception diet: How optical illusions can trick your appetite Food lovers on a diet http://www.kplu.org/post/food-lovers-diet <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-946609.mp3</p><p>They’ve looked in the mirror, and the mirror’s not only looking back, it's talking back. Dick “The Big Eater” Stein and Nancy “All You Can Eat” Leson both say it’s time to diet. In fact, they've already started.</p><p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 16:14:51 +0000 KPLU 638 at http://www.kplu.org Food lovers on a diet