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.
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.
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