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These Simple Weight Loss Tricks Work Better Than Dieting, Says Report

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Keenan Mayo of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 5: "Resisting food cravings day in and day out is difficult," says Discover. "A better approach is to make tempting food more difficult to grab. If your partner insists on having candy in the house, for example, store those goodies in an opaque container, making them harder to see. When sweets are out of sight, they tend to be out of mind as well."The latest research backs this up. A study published in the Journal of Marketing found that people are more likely to overeat small treats from transparent packages than from opaque ones. Make it harder to eat bad foods, and you'll eat less bad foods.RELATED: Sign up for our newsletter for the latest weight-loss advice.

1. Simply Remove the Temptations

"Resisting food cravings day in and day out is difficult," says Discover. "A better approach is to make tempting food more difficult to grab. If your partner insists on having candy in the house, for example, store those goodies in an opaque container, making them harder to see. When sweets are out of sight, they tend to be out of mind as well."

The latest research backs this up. A study published in the Journal of Marketing found that people are more likely to overeat small treats from transparent packages than from opaque ones. Make it harder to eat bad foods, and you'll eat less bad foods.

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