Eat off of blue plates!

Two Small Tricks That Add Up To Weight Loss

February 11, 2019

Ever wonder why McDonald’s color scheme is yellow and red? “We are naturally drawn to red, yellow and orange in our dining area or restaurants because psychologically it stimulates us to want to eat -- and eat a lot. Studies show if you put your food on blue plates it can cause you to eat less. This same group of studies, (Self Magazine, 2012) says, people eat less if there is a higher contrast in colors between the plate and the food. For example, if you eat a light-colored food like pasta off of a dark blue plate, you will probably eat less than if you eat the pasta off of a white plate. This is probably because the portion looks larger on a darker plate because it stands out more than it does on a lighter plate, where it just blends in.Here is the most important part of this trick, if you will, No matter the size or shape or color, It is ALWAYS better to eat off a plate rather than out of the bag or container!