Thinking Of Eating Can Help Curb Eating

A new study that is published in the journal Science theorizes that thinking of eating a food can help reduce the amount of such food you consume.  This indicates that you can reduce a craving just by thinking of eating the food.  Imagine sticking to your diet and having the psycological feelings that you at all the food you really want to?  Try this over the holidays!

“We found basically that repeatedly imagining the consumption of a food reduces the subsequent actual consumption of that food,” says Casey Morewedge, the lead study author.

“We think it can help them reduce the desire to consume, to eat less of the bad foods that they crave…and make healthier food choices,”

Read the article here from HealthZone.ca.

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One Comment

  1. Margaret replied:

    Hmmmm, I need to imagine eating more vegetables. But if I think too much of eating cake or cookies, I am going to end up eating cake or cookies 😉

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