It’s not just WHAT you eat, but HOW you eat as well.

Excellent ideas here. Let’s take the hurry out of eating.

Tony

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How you eat matters.  A recent study supports what seems obvious to me:  a pleasant, relaxing eating experience leads to healthier food choices and better health.

So many people race out the door, grabbing something as they go, or they graze all day long without ever sitting down to enjoy their food.  The study looked at the eating habits of over 1000 college and university students and found that those who prepared food at home and had a set eating schedule ate healthier than those who ate “on the fly,” grabbed food at school or were distracted by video games or TV.

What a shame to miss the experience of eating!  It should be pleasurable; in my opinion, eating is one of the great pleasures of life.  Being more mindful of the experience is not only healthier, but it’s also much more enjoyable.

I know we are all in a hurry, but we can all…

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One response to “It’s not just WHAT you eat, but HOW you eat as well.

  1. I think that taking time to savour each meal is one of the fundamental keys to healthy weight control.

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