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  • Using technology during mealtime may decrease food intake, study finds

    Photo of U. of I. alumna Carli Liguori, a recent master's student in food science and human nutrition

    People who were distracted by playing a computer game during a meal ate significantly less, according to a new study co-written by Carli Liguori, a recent alumna in food science and human nutrition.

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  • Editor’s Note: To contact Carli A. Liguori, call 412-383-4020; email

    The study “Cognitive distraction at mealtime decreases amount consumed in healthy young adults: A randomized crossover exploratory study” is available online or from the News Bureau

    DOI: 10.1093/jn/nxaa022