Your Secret Weapon for More Self-Control

Men’s Health:

Struggling to stay on task at work? Gargle some Gatorade. Swishing a sugary beverage in your mouth can help boost your self-control, says a recent study published in the journal Psychological Science.

Researchers asked 51 students to complete two self-control tasks. In each test, half of the students rinsed their mouths with lemonade and sugar, while the other half rinsed with lemonade and Splenda.

The results: Those who rinsed their mouths with the sugar-infused lemonade responded to the tests faster and showed more self-control than those who rinsed with the artificial sweetener.

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