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A study has found that people who chew their food slower end up losing more weight. Just making sure to chew each mouthful of food for 30 secs (23 to 32X) can lead to 5lbs of weight loss over 6 months. A control group who ate normally gained around 8lbs. No exercise or major eating plan change was involved.
The slower approach to eating gives you more time for the feeling of fullness to get from your stomach to your brain. According to the researchers, you can use this slow eating approach for the rest of your life. Once you have learned it, you can teach it to your children and they can teach their children too.
My parents taught me!
Slow eating allows our stomach to tell the brain that you are full. The “satiety reflex” signal takes around 15 mins to reach the brain, but many people eat an entire meal before this happens. Prevention is a lot more effective than treatment, which is why the method focuses on preventing weight gain. It is simple. And eat real food, eat no snacks or drink sodas between meals, instead drink water
Eat healthy, Be healthy, Live lively