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Habit #3: Eating at the Table (but Not for the Reason You Think)

Bingeing on Veep to the point that you don't realize how much cheese you're eating is a problem. There's another issue though: You can't hear yourself eat when the TV is on. Being able to hear the noises your food makes while you eat it may help you consume less, suggests a small study in Food Quality and Preference. The researchers behind the findings have dubbed it the "crunch effect," reporting that subjects ate fewer pretzels while wearing headphones playing quiet noise versus loud noise. (The effect is strong enough that the mere suggestion of chewing noises was enough to make subjects eat less.)