24 Jun Tip 55- Crazy Things that Can Cause you to Overeat (Part 2)
Get out of the kitchen! After dinner go walk your dog, water a plant, or brush your teeth. This break will send a signal to your brain that you are finished eating. So, when you finally go back to the kitchen, you will be less likely to eat the leftovers.
Turn on the lights! Romantic lighting can cause people to eat more. Also, low lights cause you to linger at the table, making it more likely that you will grab seconds.
Smell fruit before your meal! People who smelled fruit before dinner lost 30 pounds in 6 months. Replace your centerpiece with a bowl of fruit. Or better yet, slice up some apples before dinner as an appetizer.
Today’s tip: Time to paint your dining room a new color! Or for a quicker change, just replace your centerpiece with a bowl of fruit.