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Do smaller plates make you eat less? No

It’s an idea that keeps returning, but there’s not convincing evidence to show eating from smaller plates will make a difference to obesity levels.
We know that bigger portions lead us to eat more but portions that appear bigger have a reverse effect. Stephen Holden

Use your illusion: how to trick yourself and others into eating less

Science has a simple and incredible trick that will help you lose weight. The idea, it seems, is to make portions appear bigger because this leads people to serve and eat less. While many such fat-fighting…

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