Small Portions = Small Plates

The formula for losing weight sounds so simple: eat less and move more. Both tasks can be equally daunting, especially when smaller portions of healthy foods looks like this to many people:


An optical illusion called the Delboeuf effect shows that two dots of equal size appears smaller inside a large circle and larger with a smaller circle around it.


The solution?


Eating smaller portions on smaller plates can trick the brain into thinking you are eating an adequate amount of food.


No, you don’t need to buy new dishes. Simply use a salad plate instead of a traditional dinner plate. The oversized platters plates that you received as a wedding present? Use them to serve healthy snacks at your next game night!



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