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Best Of You: Pre Workout, Post Workout, Whey Protein and Super Greens

Can our environments affect how we eat?

Is it time to change your crockery?People looking to lose weight fast with slimming aids could also think about revamping their home to stop bad eating habits.

That is according to Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell University Food & Brand Lab in New York and author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, who suggested that the way homes are laid out could affect how much we eat.

Speaking to the LA Times, Mr Wansink said that we take cues from our environment, such as dinner plates, when cooking and eating, which may encourage bigger portions depending on the size.

“What’s the right amount to serve yourself? No one really knows, so what we end up using are the cues around us to determine whether we have the right amount,” he explained.

He added that the size of spoons and how far back healthy food is in the cupboard can also make a difference.

Dr David Haslam, GP and chair of the National Obesity Forum, recently said that going on and maintaining a weight loss regime is rarely easy, but in the long term, it really often pays off.

Are you keeping an eye on how much you eat?  ADNFCR-2965-ID-800683449-ADNFCR


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3 Aug
2011
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Best Of You for Men and Women: Pre Workout, Post Workout, Whey Protein and Super Greens

  • Sophie

    I have recently purchased a diet plate from yourselves, what a fantastic invention 🙂 my portion sizes are now so much smaller than they used to be. Thanks Slimming Solutions!