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New research [suggests / suggesting] there is a simple and [easily / easy] way that helps people to stop over-eating. Researchers say there is an [alternative / alternation] to fancy diets. They say that using smaller plates, knives, forks, glasses and other tableware could [reduction / reduce] the amount of food we eat. Many of us [fend / tend] to use the size of the plate as a measure of how much we can eat. If we [use / usage] a large plate, we fill the plate with food, which often [meaning / means] we eat too much. Research from Cambridge University [in / at] the U.K. suggests that smaller plates could lower the amount of food we eat. British people could reduce their calorie [intake / outtake] by up to 16 per cent, while Americans could see a reduction of [high / up] to 29 per cent in calories.

The research team looked [at / in] data from 6,711 people who took part in the eating [trials / trails] . Dr Gareth Hollands, one of the [leadership / leaders] of the research, said that many people think it is, "[obvious / oblivious] that the larger the [portion / potion] size, the more people eat," but said that until now, there was little research [on / to] this. He added that it was wrong to think people ate too much because of a [slack / lack] of self-control. He said: "Helping people to [avoid / avoiding] 'over-serving' themselves or others with larger portions of food or drink by reducing their size, [available / availability] and appeal in shops, restaurants and in the home, is likely to be a good way of helping lots of people to reduce [them / their] risk of overeating."

 
 

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