Sniffing Fruit Can Help You Lose Weight

Turns out, fruit and cocaine have more in common than you thought! A psychological experiment at the University of Bourgogne revealed a novel way to help people shed extra pounds: Sniffing fruit. You just get some fruit, and then you sniff it. Sniff it. You love it. Sniiiiiiiiff iiiiiiiiiiiit. SNIFF THE FRUIT.

Via TheCut:

Psychologists at the University of Bourgogne in France say thatsmelling fruit smells can encourage healthy-diet decisions. They split 115 volunteers into two groups, informing them they would test how people communicated while they ate (tricksters!). One group waited in a room smelling of fresh-pear scent, the other waited in a waiting room smelling of room. Seventy-five percent of the control group selected a decadent-brownie-dessert option, while more than half of the group coming from fruit-fragrance room picked an apple-y option.

Some guy somewhere:

Sniffing Fruit Can Help You Lose Weight

Sniffing Fruit Can Help You Lose Weight


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