You may not always pay attention to your surroundings when you eat, but they can have a drastic impact on how you eat and even how much you eat. In a study done at the Georgia Institute of Technology diners who ate fast food in a fine dining setting ate less and more slowly than diners in the typical fast food setting. The fine dining setting had low lighting, white tablecloths, candles, and reduced noise. Whether you’re dining out or eating in, consider how the atmosphere of the room is affecting you or impacting your eating habits.

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