It is a well-known fact that scent affects appetite. Bakeries exploit this fact and waft the aroma of freshly baked bread and pies to stimulate the appetites of shoppers and entice them to buy their pastries.
Though most aromas from foods stimulate the appetite, a few suppress it and these can be used as adjuncts to a holistic weight loss program.
Peppermint Essential Oil
The scent of peppermint essential aroma was found to be one of the most potent for controlling the appetite and aiding weight loss by the Smell and Taste Treatment Research Institute of Chicago. Continue reading