Eating food too quickly can reduce feelings of fullness and satisfaction, leading to overeating.10, 11 Conversely, slowing down and eating mindfully may reduce stress—and bodyweight. Chew food thoroughly and be mindful of the food you are eating and the pleasure it is providing to encourage better digestion of food and to allow the body to come to its natural point of fullness and satisfaction.
From Carb-Appropriate 101 by Cliff Harvey PhD
Carb-Appropriate 101 gives you 101 daily tips to help you achieve the energy, health & performance you deserve. It includes daily tips for nutrition, movement, exercise, meditation, mindfulness, sleep, stress-reduction, and more! These tips are some of the themes that Cliff has written and spoken about over his decades in practice, in ‘bite-sized’ mini-articles.
Read the book from cover-to-cover, applying a tip a day, or simply open the book to any page to find a valuable health and performance tip to help you feel and perform at your very best.