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Why is mindful eating better than dieting? Mindful eating takes the idea of paying attention to what we eat even further. The idea is that a slower, more careful or thoughtful way of eating may help us to enjoy our food more, choose more healthful foods and make us less likely to overeat.
Does mindful eating really work? A 2017 review of studies, published in the journal Nutrition Research Reviews, found that mindful-eating interventions were most effective at addressing binge-eating, emotional eating, and eating in response to external cues.
What are the cons of mindful eating? Critics of mindful eating offer a number of negatives: some say such navel-gazing about food makes it unappetizing, while others say mindful eating is superficial and ineffective, even irresponsible when it supplants traditional treatments for life-threatening eating issues.
What are 3 mindful eating habits? Mindful eating takes practice. Try to eat more slowly, chew thoroughly, remove distractions, and stop eating when you’re full.