​NTU study: Feeling deprived makes you want to eat more


Published on : 03-Feb-2017

Just feeling poor can make a person want to chow down. An NTU study of 500 people found that those who were made to feel poor ate around 20 per cent more in calories than other participants. NTU assistant professor Bobby Cheon, who headed the study, said the results show that the link between poverty and obesity goes deeper than what is usually thought.

​Media Report

- The Straits Times, 2 Feb 2017, page B3


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