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I used to put Ramen noodles into a cup and drink it with one hand so I could game with the other.

Still works.
post #12 of 131
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It's not while playing, it's after. Apparently in the study, the experimental group ate more, on average, than the control group (that just rested and did nothing) did. Not only that, but had a higher intake of energy than was expended while playing games.
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post #13 of 131
Let's not start blaming video games for lazy teens being overweight, lets blame there parents. BLAME GAME 3 - 2 - 1 GO!
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People just need to game responsibly and pay attention to whats going on. Lots of energy in, plus little energy out, never ends well.
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It increases my beer intake...
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I do eat often when I sit down and do something like eating or watching tv.
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I don't eat anything while playing games. I do while watching TV though.
 
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post #18 of 131
its because, they dont eat for a long time because theyre playing games, and after theyre done, theyre starving, so they eat much more in one sitting, and food coma follows after that.

this is why fitness guru's reccomend to have atleast 5-6 meals a day, but small amount of food at a time, to increase metabolism. Also , it might be the types of theyre eating.. junk food etc.

i know because i like taking care of my body
    
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post #19 of 131
I dont eat much at my house because my mom doesnt buy **** for food, but when im over at my grandparetns house i make 4 to 5 BOXES of hot pockets, a few mystic pizzas, a few gallons of crystal light peach ice tea, and 2 boxed of choc chip cookies. lock myself in my gaming room, turn on the fan, open windows and prepare for battle.
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post #20 of 131
I'm the heavy gamer in my house.
Oddly enough, I am the healthiest too.
 
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