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Why Properly Chewing Your Food is Essential for Mindful Eating

Updated: Dec 27, 2023

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Mindful eating is not merely a passing trend; it represents a way of life that brings about profound transformations in our relationship with food. For women who are gracefully navigating the aging process and are over 40 mindful eating can have an impact on promoting overall health and well-being.



The Art of Eating


Engaging in mindful eating entails utilizing all of your physical and emotional senses to fully engage with and savor the food choices you make. Instead, it encourages developing an awareness of your relationship with food.


Savoring the Benefits of Chewing


One of the essential practices within mindful eating is devoting proper attention to the act of chewing. Thoroughly chewing your food around 25 times, per bite can significantly enhance the experience of eating.


Enhanced Digestion and Nutrient Absorption


Chewing your food thoroughly 25 times or more can greatly assist in breaking down the food into smaller particles. This process makes it easier for your digestive system to effectively process and absorb nutrients.


By slowing down and being fully present in the moment while chewing you cultivate a sense of awareness. This deliberate act allows you to truly savor the flavors, textures, and overall experience of each bite.


Mindful chewing establishes a connection between your mind and body. It enables you to recognize and respond to hunger and fullness cues promoting more effective portion control and cultivating a healthier relationship, with food

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Embracing eating particularly through the art of chewing can be likened to turning back the clock with a playful wink. It's an approach that adds gracefulness to the aging process. It's not just about the food you consume but about how you enjoy it. Imagine this; you, a culinary expert relishing each morsel as if it held the key to everlasting youth. It's not about depriving yourself; it's about indulging with purpose.


So my dear amazing ladies who are 40 and above let's embrace the power of chewing. Let's transform our dining table into a stage where every bite becomes a step in the beautiful dance of aging. Chew with determination. Let the world be captivated by the gracefulness of a woman who knows the secret to aging gracefully like fine wine.


Sources


https://www.quora.com/Why should you chew each bite 25 times, before swallowing#;~;text=Chewing%20each%20bite%2025%20times,to%20digest%20and%20absorb%20nutrients

https://ro.co/weight loss/mindful eating/




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