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TheDailyMeal: Mind Tricks to Fool Yourself Into Eating Less

Match Your Tablecloth to Your Dishware

The Consumer Research study reported a third factor influencing our portion control: tablecloth color. When the tablecloth color matched the dishware color, participants dished themselves less food. Researchers hypothesized that this was because matching the tablecloth and the dishware helps eliminate the Delboeuf illusion's effect by making the dishware (i.e., the outer circle of the Delboeuf illusion) less noticeable.

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