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Chrissy Teigen knows best... snap a pic of those cinnamon rolls, then dig in.

It turns out that foodies who are "doing it for the 'gram" have the right idea in mind.

Taking a photo of what you're about to eat can actually make it taste better, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Marketing.

Your friend who stops everyone from eating brunch so they can Instagram pics of it first? They're apparently having a better breakfast experience.

#FONUTS !!!!! !!!!! !!!!!

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Here's the deal: taking an extra moment to document your donuts first "increases attitudes and taste evaluations of the experience when consumption actually takes place."

That's because "a momentary active delay in consumption" is going to make you enjoy your dish even more.

That saying that "good things come to those who wait" is true, people.

When you slow down and take time on your meal, you are going to like it more.

It takes a strong person to take an extra minute before digging into a stack of flapjacks, so mad respect to anyone who can actually do this—but your patience is going to pay off in the long run.

So snap away like you're Dwayne Johnson on a cheat day.

Those extra few moments are going to make the carb loading totally worth it.