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I use a smaller plate when I am eating pasta, or anything that looks "small" on a dinner plate - I find I am satisfied with the serving size because it doesn't look so small after all!

- Submitted by MMEQUEEN 3/30/2010 in Healthy Eating | 6 Comments
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JANIEWWJD 4/19/2010 6:46:00 PM

    Sometimes our bodies fool us into thinking we're hungry when we're really not. This is an excellent idea! emoticon
OAKBORN 4/1/2010 3:07:00 PM

    This has actually been proven to work by studies @ the University of Illinois-Champaign! A great book I highly recommend is Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink PhD... fun read & very informative!

ADVENTURE-GIRL 3/31/2010 12:46:00 AM

    I love doing this! Great secret :)
SASSAGAIN 3/30/2010 3:43:00 PM

    I use smaller plates now for everything. Makes the plate look fuller and even better, heaping with all those veggies!
DEEJACKSON 3/30/2010 2:55:00 PM

    My dishes are all white, so I was thinking plates with more design or color may make my portions look more satisfying.
KATIE3908 3/30/2010 2:51:00 PM

    I do the same thing! A great way to control portion size.

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