As a scientific study suggests sleeping in your parents' bed as a child makes you slimmer when you grow up, we look at some of the more weird and wonderful ways to battle the bulge.
Eat in front of a mirror
Mirror, mirror on the wall... It might sound like an extreme case of vanity, but research by scientists at Iowa State University found that when people watch themselves eat, consumption of high-calorie foods decreases by nearly a third. The researchers claim this occurs because the person is made more aware of their diet and health goals. Not to mention their bingo wings.