'Eat Slow'-Can Be Your New Weight Loss Mantra!

  • 6 months ago
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'Eat Slow'-Can Be Your New Weight Loss Mantra!

A Chinese proverb says, "The more you eat-the lesser the flavor, the less you eat- more the flavor." How many of us just gobble away food when we are uncontrollably hungry or eat and finish it off just because we have to eat, without even enjoying the flavors of food?

I'm sure most of us haven't even given this a small thought! Basically, all this leads to unhealthy eating and the best solution for this is to ‘eat slowly'.

Eating slowly is simple and a very powerful act with lot of surprising benefits. It can take a few extra minutes with each meal, yet it can give profound effects.

Eating slowly is just not about good health, it is also about good lifestyle. If you find it difficult to adopt it as a lifestyle, you can still continue to consider it as a good habit because it has good reasons to be habit-forming!

Here's the Logic Behind

It is not a myth that gorging on your pasta while watching your favorite TV show or eating out at a noisy restaurant is bound to make you eat more. Distractions can make you have significantly more food (more than your appetite).

A growing number of studies show that just by eating slow, you'll consume lesser calories without doing anything different. The reason behind this is, our brain takes time to register that our stomach is full. When we are eating fast we tend to eat more even before we realize that we are full. So it is highly recommended that you chew your food enough and eat slow and be sure the food you are eating is healthy.

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Enjoy and Relish Your Food

It is hard to enjoy food if it goes down quickly, and at the same time you'll be guilty about those extra calories that just went down your throat! So, it is fine if you are eating those sinful foods occasionally in small quantities with the new mantra ‘eat slow'.

Paying attention to what you eat and relishing all those flavors in the food can be a very mindful activity. Be in the moment and enjoy your meal rather than planning up your to-do-list for the day.

Diet Plan

Pave Way for Better Digestion

When you are eating slow, you actually chew your food well and initiate the digestion process more effectively. This can even work out as a solution to most of your digestion problem.

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Say No to Fast Foods and Ready to Eat Foods

Our stressful, fast paced and hectic lifestyle leads us to look for easy options like fast foods and ready to eat foods. This takes us to an inactive and unhealthy lifestyle. Rather than rushing ourselves through mindless work and eating, we need to take out little time to enjoy and relish life!!

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Last Words

Use all your senses in choosing to eat food that is both satisfying to you and nourishing to your body, recognizing your responses to food (likes, dislikes or neutral) without judgment, and becoming aware of physical hunger and satisfaction cues to guide you as to when to begin eating and when to stop.

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