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HealthDay News reports on a new study from Texas Christian University suggesting that a smaller plate won’t necessarily help people eat less.

According to the story, “The study included 10 overweight or obese women and 10 normal weight women who were randomly assigned to have lunch using either a small (8.5-inch) or large (10.8-inch) plate. The women were told to serve themselves and eat until they were satisfied. The women did this on two different days, using a different-size plate each time.” But the changes in plate size seemed to have nothing to do with consumption.
KC's View:
Not to be sexist here, me, the key word in this story is “women.”

I think guys are different. I think we are genetically programmed to like big plates of food, and especially if we’ve been raised to clean our plates because there are kids starving in India who would love to have so much food in front of them, we tend to finish what we’ve served.

Most guys I know would have one question in mind if they were served food on a small plate:

Can I have seconds?