If you’ve been thinking about losing weight, you’ve probably heard about hoodia gordonii. It’s a cactus-looking succulent plant that is a spiny and leafless and used for medicinal purposes. It grows naturally in South Africa and Namibia, and Bushmen have eaten it for years to prevent hunger. It was the bushman’s use that first broughtRead More →

Amar Cheema, an assistant professor at at St. Louis’s John M. Olin Business School, and Dilip Soman from the University of Toronto, decided to see how packaging affects consumption rates. They learned the way something is packaged determines how much we eat According to the Social Science Research Network, partitioningRead More →