You are what you think you eat

A person’s state of mind may influence how physically satisfied they feel after a meal and how likely they are to consume additional food.

The study, from Yale University, has found that the feeling full or feeling unsatisfied depends on what people believe they are eating, as opposed to what is actually being eaten.

Regardless of what they have actually consumed, a person’s perception of the food they have eaten is what influences the level of ghrelin, a hormone which stimulates the appetite and feelings of hunger, in the stomach.

Read more at Yale University