Resisting the urge to snack is hard – we all know the mammoth amount of willpower it takes to resist that chocolate digestive at 3pm. But Kendall Jenner just revealed that she has a rather unusual way to control her cravings...
In a new post on her app, titled 'The Story Behind my Pink Wall,' Kendall explained that she chose the colour because it has a calming effect – and suppresses your appetite.
"I decided to paint it pink because while I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do with the room, I went to dinner with friends and they had just gone to the 'Human Condition' exhibition at a former hospital in LA," she wrote.
"They were telling me there's a pink room at the exhibit that had an explanation of the colour choice: Baker-Miller Pink is the only colour scientifically proven to calm you AND suppress your appetite," she claimed.
Kendall was spotted eating cheeseburgers after her appearance on the Victoria's Secret catwalk
"I was like, 'I NEED this colour in my house!' I then found someone to paint the room and now I'm loving it."
According to research published in the Journal of Consumer Research in 2012, colour does indeed play a role in your appetite. However, the role it plays largely depends on what you associate a specific colours with. If you tend to eat very few pink foods, the colour may diminish your appetite.
As the way we interpret colour is so subjective, finding a single colour that suppresses the human appetite across the board is difficult.
We always have to mention that while snacking on junk food really isn't healthy – it seriously messes with your sugar levels – you also need to listen to your body and take notice of its hunger signals.
Besides, sensible snacking can be beneficial for your overall health – here's how…