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A Small Snack Is A Smart Snack When Dieting
2013-01-31 19:58:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Plain and simply put, dieting can be hard, but there is new research out now that may help you have the best of both worlds, with moderation. Dr. Ellen van Kleef of Wageningen University, and colleagues, designed a study that looked into whether people were satisfied just eating a snack, or if it was the portion that mattered to them. The researchers separated study participants into two groups, each of which had different...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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