Think yourself thin say scientists

  • Marie Claire is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy.
  • The best way to stay slim? Think yourself thin

    The best way to lose weight and stave off the hunger pangs is by thinking your self thin, according to scientists.

    Experts have said that visualizing the last meal you ate suppresses appetite and lowers the wish to snack on junk food.

    Another recommendation is to concentrate on the food we are eating, rather than scoffing a TV dinner without a second thought, as it means you are less likely to feel hungry later on.

    The findings from the University of Birmingham suggest techniques such as hypnotism and behavioural therapy could help to combat overeating.

    Reading now