What is the Science Behind Eating Too Much? [VIDEO]

Thanksgiving is when we spend quality time with family and friends – and food. With all the delicious holiday meals and treats, we tend to overeat and experience that all-too-familiar sensation of being “too full.” The American Chemical Society released an episode from the series “Reactions,” which explains the science behind overeating and the chemistry that goes on in our stuffed stomachs.

On the video’s YouTube page, the description reads:

The season of giving is often also the season of over-indulging at the dinner table. As Thanksgiving approaches, Reactions takes a look down at our stomachs to find out what happens when you overeat. Put on your ‘eating pants’ [and] enjoy the video.

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