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07 March 2011

Use visualisation to eat healthier

Creating a healthy eating action plan and visualising yourself carrying it out may help improve the way you eat, researchers suggest.

Creating a healthy eating action plan and visualising yourself carrying it out may help improve the way you eat, researchers suggest.

"Athletes do lots of work mentally rehearsing their performances before competing and it's often very successful," Knauper said. "So we thought having people mentally rehearse how they were going to buy and eat their fruit should make it more likely that they would actually do it. And this is exactly what happened."

 
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