Chew each bite of your sandwich for 30 seconds and eat less



People who eat slowly and mindfully eat less than people eating their whole meal in 5-10 minutes. They are allowing their brain to inform them when they feel full. This explains why these people are usually thinner than others.

– Take breaks by putting your fork beside your plate between each bite.
– Try to taste every flavor of your meal (try to detect the spices, taste, etc).
– Eat with chopsticks.
– Enjoy your meal without distraction such as the TV or Facebook!


Read more: Chew more, eat less? It could work, study suggests

  • Recipes

    Spicy Califlower and Chicken Stew

    Cooktime: 25 minutes
    Serves: 4


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