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Why You Should Never Go Shopping on an Empty Stomach

February 20, 2015 Updated December 26, 2015


According to a new study out of the University of Minnesota, being hungry puts you in a more acquisitive mood, not only for food but for everything

Part of the research, reported in, looked at the spending habits of consumers who shopped at a large department store; it found that the hungry shoppers spent 64 percent more than those who were less hungry.

In a separate study, those who were hungry opted for 70 percent more products than those who were full.