11 Ways To Lose a Few Pounds Without Really Trying
Bonus: Some of these actually require eating
The Study: Boston University
The Theory: We eat more when there's less contrast between the color of the food and the plate. Few foods are naturally blue, which makes it the calorie-counting plate color of choice It's also less "stimulating" than yellow and red, colors favored by fast food restaurants for a reason. The size of your bowls and plates is also a factor. Bigger dishes can make a portion look smaller, so you're more likely to pile on more food.
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