Forget diets, just think yourself thin: Believing a meal is bigger than it is helps to curb your appetite

Forget diets, just think yourself thin: Believing a meal is bigger than it is helps to curb your appetiteThe study, published in the journal PLoS ONE adds to evidence that our memory of what we have eaten plays a key role in dampening appetite | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 6 December 2012 Forget fad diets and soggy salads and think yourself thin. A study has shown that believing a meal was bigger than it actually was can curb appetite. One hundred men and women were shown either a large or small bowl of soup and then given it to eat.