Nutritionists advise to change the standard small plates to anyone who wants to lose weight. Small portions allow you to control the volume of food intake. The research of experts from the University of Connecticut showed that this method is not effective in all cases. Information published in Psych Central.
A survey of 162 girls 14-18 years and analysis of the obtained data allowed to conclude that girls at this age give visual information minimum value. Therefore, changing the size of the plate in most cases, did not give a positive result.
Scientists nutritionists advise to simplify advice on nutrition, making them transparent and easy to use. Together with purely psychological factors, one of which is a change in the size of the plates, you should limit physical volumes of food and its caloric content.