Psychological tricks for dieting

External factors


You regularly look at the reality around you, in the kitchen you often look at different foods. At the same time, it depends on how many things are in front of you how often you will overeat or eat improperly. If you want to keep your diet easier or just eat right, put healthy foods in your area of ​​vision.


Remove from the kitchen all the temptations like chocolate bars, packs of chips and soda. In the mind, leave only the vases with fruit, whole grain breads and the like.


Make overeating difficult


This item smoothly follows from the previous one. Only here for the most part is used such a mechanism of man as a tendency to laziness. The harder for you to make eating, the easier it will be able to follow a diet.


As an example, let's take a simple trick from Google, where they wanted to reduce the number of M & M candies eaten. In the offices, they simply removed the candies from open containers and put them into closed, although it was not so difficult to open the containers, to take the candy, the amount of M & M consumption decreased by three million.You can create some similar difficulties for yourself and notice how your overeating will decrease.


Eat slower


Useful advice in all respects. In practice, scientists have established: slender people chew much slower compared to fat ones. If food is experienced slowly, the brain receives a signal of saturation, if you chew faster, then you eat more than your body actually needs, as you continue to eat until you receive a signal of saturation.


Eat in the right company


Here the advice is quite understandable, people unknowingly adopt the behavior of other people. Most likely you tend to imitate your friends and buddies. Moreover, people often just imitate others, completely unaware of it.


For example, if you eat in the vicinity of a fat person who eats a lot, then subconsciously you will consider this behavior normal. With high probability in the company of a fat man, you will eat more than your usual portion. Therefore, if you stick to a diet, then eating is best done with people like you.