Beat the System: Why merely feeling poor makes you feel hungry

BOSTON — Today in sucky news: Feeling poor also makes you hungry.

How messed up is that?

Medical researchers presented findings this week that even just feeling economically deprived, or socially disadvantaged, makes us more likely to reach for extra pizza, potato chips and M&Ms.

Yes, watching “Real Housewives” or the Kardashians can help make you fat.

Bobby Cheon, a psychology professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, presented the research to the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior.

He sent MarketWatch details of seven peer-reviewedresearchstudies he and others conducted on the subject in the past few years.

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