According to a new study by Cornell University, it has been revealed that soft lighting and music in a restaurants leads the customers to eat less food.

Your take on Getting a SmartWatch?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

When dining out, we often tend to look for a place which has a calm ambiance and is not noisy. Guess what? Eating at such a place can help you shed the few extra pounds you have been carrying. According to a new study, adding soft music and lighting to a restaurant causes the customers to eat less and enjoy their food more.


Soft restaurant lighting

The study was carried out by researchers at the Cornell University; led by Brian Wansink, a professor of marketing at the university.

During the course of their study, Wansink and his team did a makeover of a fast food restaurant to check the reaction of the customers. Wansink says, “When we did a makeover of a fast-food restaurant, we found that softer music and lighting led diners to eat 175 fewer calories and enjoy it more.”

A reduction of up to 175 calories means that the customers were, on average, eating 18 percent less food! This is remarkable since the study shows how a calm state of mind can greatly help people in controlling their diet and keeping their weight in control.

In the past, converse approaches have shown that when depressed, people tend to eat a lot. This study is new in that it shows how adding feel-good factors to the immediate dining environment can help a person enjoy food while reducing his intake at the same time.

Wansink aptly sums it, “These results suggest that a more relaxed environment increases satisfaction and decreases consumption. This is important information for fast-food restaurants, which are often accused of contributing to obesity. Making simple changes away from brighter lights and sound-reflecting surfaces can go a long way toward reducing overeating—and increase their customers’ satisfaction at the same time.”

Source: Cornell University

Courtesy: Futurity

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Robots To Reduce Cost Of Solar Energy Production

Every Estonian Child Will Learn Programming From The First Grade
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On September 6, 2012(2 years, 4 months ago.)

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Here is another tutorial for the Android lovers. I will show you how to change keyboard on Android.
Here is our new android tutorial on how to change the default launcher on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup Internet settings on Android device.
Today, We are going to show you a tutorial on how to disable Geotagging on Android.
here is our new Android tutorial on how to change default music player on android
The tutorial will help you to add multiple Google Account on your Android device.
Here we will show how you could Jailbreak Any iPhone Or iPad On Latest Firmware iOS 8.1.2. Keep reading.
In this tutorial I will show you how to transfer Google Contacts to iPhone Contacts list using iCloud services in just few steps.
Slower speed of downloading with torrent? Want to download torrent with idm? This article is for you. To get started see the article here.
Many users are already complaining and searching for the tips of how to capture the screenshot on LG G3. The tutorial will help to do that.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook