Health Tip: Practice Mindful Eating

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(HealthDay News) -- Slowing down and paying more attention to what you eat can make you appreciate food more and eat healthier.

The American Heart Association suggests:

  • Ponder: Ask yourself if you are really hungry before you eat.
  • Appraise: Notice your food and how it smells and looks.
  • Slow: Eat your food slowly.
  • Savor: As you eat, take time to really taste each bite.
  • Stop: Stop eating when you are full.

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