Harvard Men's Health Watch

Mindful eating 101

Eating too fast and without paying attention is unhealthy. It can cause you to take in more calories in a single sitting than you need. Taking in large amounts of saturated fat into your system makes your arteries less able to respond to momentary changes in demand for blood. A mindful approach to meals brings more enjoyment to eating and reduces overeating and the negative health impacts. Practicing mindfulness beyond meals can promote general stress relief and enhance health and well being.
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