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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!

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  • Sometimes our bodies fool us into thinking we're hungry when we're really not. This is an excellent idea! emoticon - by JANIEWWJD
  • Yep, that works for me too. I love my smaller plate size. - by JUNES-HOPE
  • 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!

    emoticon - by OAKBORN
  • I love doing this! Great secret :) - by ADVENTURE-GIRL
  • I use smaller plates now for everything. Makes the plate look fuller and even better, heaping with all those veggies! - by _SASX_
    My dishes are all white, so I was thinking plates with more design or color may make my portions look more satisfying. - by DEEJACKSON
  • I do the same thing! A great way to control portion size. - by KATIE3908

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