This may seem a little absurd, but it can really work. Color can help you lose weight. Read on to learn how.
All you have to do is spend a little time and energy in the kitchen to redecorate your food differently, and you will learn how a few colors can help you start shedding those pounds.
The study of Eating behavior is a suggests that you tend to drink more when you are sipping from a short, wide glass as apposed to a narrow, tall glass. It also suggests that the closer you sit next to a source of sweets, you will eat more, if even you do not have a craving. But, what does this have to do with colors…let’s learn.
Gauge potion control with the help of contrasting colors
A recent study done at Cornell University suggested that eating food that matches the color of your plate is a sure fire recipe for overeating. The participants of the study ate 20% more pasta when they were served Pasta Alfredo, which is prepared in a white sauce, on a white plate as apposed to when it was served on a red one. According to researchers, color makes people more aware of portion size.
Curb Appetite and Snacking with unnatural colors
The color blue makes us eat less. The reason is simple, if we were to go back in time, we would see, right since caveman days, there were few blue foods found in nature. We are either inclined to avoid them, because we think that they may be poisonous. You could try and eat on a blue plate, and may be even color your room blue, to avoid munching unnecessarily.
Cut Down On Junk Foods by making use of color sorted foods
Spend some time going through the items in your kitchen and with the help of a label maker, label them as being red for very low in nutritional content, yellow for low nutritional content and green for pure health food. Then, organize your pantry and refrigerator such, so that green foods are more accessible than red.
When you start doing this at home, your mind will be customized to do so when you step out of home as well. Erratic lifestyles can indeed take a toll on your health if you are not careful.
Speaking a Registered Holistic Nutritionist about your diet problems can help as they could prescribe effective diets for you for weight loss depending on your lifestyle and body type. Homeopathy too has effective weight loss solutions that help you lose weight the natural way.