- Does Money Lingo Make Your Head Spin? Here’s What It Really Means
- Budget from 1987 Tells the Tale: Americans Are Severely Underpaid
- Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
- Trick-or-Treaters Want Cash, Not Treats
- Fast-Food Workers (McDonald’s Included) Earn $20 an Hour in Denmark
- Delinquent Doctors Publicly Outed for Unpaid Student Loans
- 6 Ways to Ensure You’ll Have Enough Money in Retirement
- Your Early Holiday Present: Gas at $3 a Gallon or Less
The Daily Meal dishes…
A 2006 study also found that even nutritional experts dished themselves (and ate) more ice cream when given larger dinnerware. Oddly enough, when this experiment was altered so that people were eating in isolation, the dish size had no effect.
So that’s tip number one: use smaller dishes. Research also suggests you should use dishes that don’t match the color of the food, but make the tablecloth match the dishes. And get bigger forks. It’s all about visual cues that your subconsciously influence how much food you think you have in front of you.
Other ideas include buying 100-calorie-sized snacks, eating away from distracting devices like your phone, computer and TV, and keeping food out of easy reach.