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Overeating? Change Your Tablecloth

So ever since you've heard the news about how people tend to overeat while watching TV, you've starting eating at the table. But how come you're still finding yourself overeating? Maybe it's what's on your table.

Here's why: A weight loss researcher from the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions claims that color influences the process of eating much more in the overweight than the underweight. So if you're overweight, get a tablecloth that's dark green, dark blue or coffee-colored brown, because it will help suppress your appetite. Which is why you're probably thinking that the colors above probably do not look appetizing to you at all.

And what has the opposite effect? Shades of orange, yellow and red tend to stimulate appetite and make us overeat.

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