Thursday, April 1, 2010

Why you should eat slower

Why you should eat slower?
First of all: You can lose weight by eating slowly 
There are so many reasons to eat slower that all you have to do is to Google "eating slowly" and you will find out many many benefits, among them: it prevents overeating and obesity; this is not a theory and has a very simple explanation: It takes our brain about 20 minutes to "sense" that we have satisfied our hunger; please see:
however eating slowly is not a simple decision or a New Years resolution but a habit that needs to be acquired; there are even gourmet plates especially designed to store heat "Plates for Eating slowly"  capable of remaining hot for more than 30 minutes to keep food warm; this makes eating slowly a pleasant experience that is stored in our brain and after a few repetitions we acquire the habit. It is so obvious that if our food gets cold because we eat slower we will not want to do it again.

Many People eat slowly for multiple reasons

What was designed as a "Gourmet" Plate has found uses in:
  • Caregiving
  • Eldercare, etc.