How to learn to eat less? – this question occures not just those who are trying to follow the diet, but also scientists. In this connection, they investigating so many things: cutlery, size and color of dishes, food photos at Instagrame, even mirrors! Yes!
Аccording to a study conducted in 2015 by psychologists from the University of Central Florida, mirror is a good helper in the fight with harmful eating habits. Participants are invited to experience a choice of fruit salad or a chocolate cake at the dining room – with or without mirrors. Everybody without exception likes salad, but with cake some strange thing happen: those who ate it, looking at their reflection, didn’t like it, as their “companions” in a room without mirrors.
Reflecting not only gives people to understand how they look. It also allows them to objectively look at themself and evaluate their actions just as they assess the actions of others. Thus, the mirror indicates lovers of harmful food to the discrepancy of their standards of behavior of a healthy lifestyle and a feeling of discomfort. So if you are trying to follow a diets – bring a mirror to your dining room