Feel your food sooner and promote better digestion and enjoyment of your life.
Researchers have found that eating too fast makes one consume more calories due to the effect of a quicker ingestion of hormones.
Kathleen Melanson, a researcher from the University of Rhode Island, led a study on slower eating with 30 college-aged women. On the first occasion, she gave them large plates of pasta and a glass of water and told them to eat as fast as they could until they were comfortably full. On the second occasion, she asked them again to eat until they were comfortably full, but this time to put down their utensils between bites and take time to chew up their food. Continue reading
A new article printed in The Journal for Endocrinology and Metabolism confirms the effectiveness of eating slowly and portion control in producing weight loss. The study also suggests very-low-carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins plan may only be as effective as placebos and the current weight loss drugs are definitely not a cure for obesity. Continue reading
April-May 2010, Initial Airdates New Year, New You
…Additional Airdates will follow….ENJOY THE PROGRAM!! Continue reading
Attacking that sandwich, pasta, salad or chips as fast as you can may seem like the best idea when you’re hungry. But take heed, eating slowly will benefit you in ways that you’ll like and in more ways than one. Continue reading
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Problem: In a study, women who ate quickly ate more and in less time than those who ate slowly. By taking your time your brain can better register fullness and tell you to stop eating. Continue reading
Margaret Furtado, Yahoo! Health Expert and Johns Hopkins Nutritionist, raves:
Just discovered www.mydietdinnerware.com! Loved this concept, and ate at least 1/4 less at lunch today by eating more slowly!
Q. I seem to eat faster than other people. Could that cause weight gain? Continue reading