It's often been said that eyes can be bigger than bellies and
that a smaller full plate helps people eat less. This is
because of the optical illusion of a helping of food being
smaller than it appears.
Moreover, on being confronted with a long straight road
ahead of one, one may feel discouraged
Enter the Magnifying Glass Diet And Exercise Programme.
The person wishing to lose weight and become healthier
and fitter, three separate but often associated aims, dons a
pair of magnifying spectacles which make their meal look
bigger, eats said dinner and then embarks on a brisk post-
prandial perambulation to burn off the kilojoules, to a
location which is in fact more distant than it looks, thereby
reducing calorific intake while increasing offburniness.
Furthermore, these glasses should magnify the wearers'
eyes to look to others to be larger than their bellies.
Corsets could help here.
A final benefit could be the provision of lamps behind the
glasses in order to allow the dieter to bake/incinerate
their prospective food, thereby further reducing its usable