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LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 16,953
4/20/12 1:54 P

Not a credible study, but... I have NOT seen that to be the case in my family or among my relatives.

Some people just like to eat faster than others.

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4/20/12 1:15 P

Hey Spark -

An interesting conversation has broken out on my activity feed and now it has me wondering - have there been any studies done linking number and type of siblings to the speed at which one consumes food?

We have a theory that brothers, in particular, may lead other siblings to consume food faster out of a fear of competition - like they won't get enough food unless they eat it faster than the "bigger, stronger" sibling.

Any truth to this?

Thanks!

Jenn

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