There may be a way to lose weight while eating a high-fat diet and you wouldn't even have to sell your soul to the devil. But, you would have to stop smelling for a while.
Let me explain.
If you have walked by a summertime BBQ with the grill going or a bakery with hot ovens full of baked goods, you know the role that smell plays in our appetite and subsequently, our weight.
So, it makes sense that an effective way to lose weight would be to remove the ability to smell. If you smell less you eat less. And, that is exactly what happened to some obese mice in the labs at the University of California at Berkeley. But, there was one big surprise in the results that came from the experiment.
The mice that could not smell ate as much of the same food (which was...