"Eating more slowly may be a crucial lifestyle change to help prevent metabolic syndrome," lead author Takayuki Yamaji said in a statement. "When people eat fast they tend not to feel full and are more likely to overeat. Eating fast causes bigger glucose fluctuation, which can lead to insulin resistance. We also believe our research would apply to a U.S. population."
The findings, which have not been peer-reviewed, were presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.
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