•Slow eaters consume fewer calories than fast eaters.
•It takes time for your brain to receive the message of fullness (approximately 20 minutes).
•Mindless eating leads to increased calories. Practice mindful eating.
•Mindfulness is being present and paying attention in the moment to the one thing which you are doing now. It is the opposite of multitasking, because you use all of your senses and pay full attention to one process.
•When you eat mindfully, you sit down and really see the colours and textures of your food. You notice the aroma. When you put a bite into your mouth, you notice the feel and flavours. You chew (28 times) and enjoy each bite. You think about where the food came from and appreciate what it took to bring it to your table.
•Eating mindfully means that you are not reading, watching TV or driving while you eat.
•When you eat slowly and mindfully, you appreciate and fully taste your food. You are aware of when you are full and do not overeat.
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