March 10, 2016 6:13 AM EST

SALT MAKES PEOPLE OVEREAT

People took in more calories and ate 11% more pasta when it had lots of salt, regardless of its fat content. Salt may dull the fullness signals the body is supposed to feel, the study authors speculate.

THIS NUTRIENT FILLS YOU UP

Fiber isn’t the only filling nutrient. Eating food with a higher protein count made people feel fuller than they did when they ate food with less protein, found a new analysis of five studies.

SOME CAFFEINE CAN SPIKE BLOOD PRESSURE

When people in a small study drank two energy drinks, their blood pressure rose and they had an altered heart rhythm two hours later, compared with when they drank flavored seltzer.

This appears in the March 21, 2016 issue of TIME.

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