Thinking about your food choices can help you be mindful of what you're eating, but it also gives you an opportunity to justify your indulgences, according to new study findings.
"People seem to be very creative in coming up with such reasons," says lead author Jessie De Witt Huberts, a Ph.D. candidate at Utrecht University, located in the Netherlands. "They can justify having the cake on account of the fact that it’s been a hard day, that they will exercise tomorrow, that it is a special occasion, or that it is impolite to refuse."
The key is to trick your stomach and your subconscious into feeling fuller so that you're not tempted to even consider a second helping.
For one, make sure you drink plenty of water throughout the day and during your meals, because thirst can easily be mistaken for hunger. Also, start your meals with veggies - they're packed with water and also contain a ton of filling fiber.
Visual cues can also override your subconscious into thinking you've eaten more than you actually have. Take advantage of this by using smaller spoons. The more times you have to scoop, the less you end up putting on your plate and in your belly, says Glassman. And of course, try to avoid large plates whenever possible - research from the Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University shows that people who eat off of 6-inch plates feel like they’ve put away about 18 percent more than they really have—which means you won’t be in a situation where you’re thinking about if you should have second helpings.
Renters insurance may not be a type of insurance that comes to mind when you’re considering investing in this sphere. According to this Quora page, there are many categories and subcategories of insurance, so it is only natural that a health insurance policy, for example, is the first kind of insurance that springs to mind. However, purchasing a renters insurance package should not be excluded entirely once you start planning your insurance budget. Read more
Going on holiday is a great way to get out into nature and see the beauty of the world. If you are a nature lover, then it can sometimes be difficult to choose where to go on holiday because there are so many different places to go with outstanding natural beauty. You will want to tick as many of these places off of your list over the years and see the great diversity of the planet. Read more
Marriages are romanticized in all parts across the globe. This is probably the reason why, breakdown of a marriage is looked upon with so much more regret and remorse. It is considered to be something fateful. Read more