Food photos may deter appetite

12:08 PM, Nov 8, 2013   |    comments
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If you want to enjoy dinner tonight -- you may have to start 'hiding' a few of your foodie friends...

A new study from Brigham Young University suggests that constantly looking at others' pictures of their meals on social media sites like instagram, facebook and pinterest may leave you... without an appetite.

The researchers had study participants look at 60 photos of various food... then fed them peanuts afterward.

The ones who looked at a lot of pictures of salty foods were less likely to enjoy the salty snack.

Scientists say it's a classic example of "sensory boredom." even though you haven't actually eaten the food.. you're already over it just by looking at pictures of it.

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