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Mindful Eating

3 Tips for Eating Mindfully During the Holidays

Posted November 20, 2012

Holidays are a great time to gather with loved ones and enjoy a meal. In the midst of lively holiday conversation, it can be hard to stay aware of how much food you’re eating. Studies have found that adults gain about one pound in between November and January, and keep that pound on throughout the following year. After several years, those pounds could add up into serious weight issues.

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‘Mindful Eating’ Equals Traditional Education In Lowering Weight And Blood Sugar

Posted November 12, 2012

Eating mindfully, or consuming food in response to physical cues of hunger and fullness, is just as effective as adhering to nutrition-based guidelines in reducing weight and blood sugar levels in adults with Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

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‘Mindful Eating’ Promoted as a Way to Boost Health and Satisfaction

Posted June 5, 2012

Try to remember the last meal you ate. Not just the food itself but the experience. Were you hunched over your computer screen checking your Facebook news feed? Or perhaps you were texting a friend? Chances are, you weren’t practicing mindful eating, an approach with Buddhist roots that challenges individuals to eat with full awareness of the food itself and the sensations it brings.

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Eating Miracle Fruit During Cancer Treatment: Add Miraculin

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating Miracle Fruit during cancer treatment is a potential solution for chemo-induced loss of taste sensation. Recent research shows that scientists now know exactly what is happening with our taste receptors when the Miracle Fruit is eaten. The Miracle Fruit is proposed by some doctors as having potential as a new food sweetener for people who are undergoing cancer treatment and can be added to a list of suggested foods for cancer patients who need a little added zest to their compromised palates.

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The Magic of the Miracle Fruit

Posted April 30, 2012

While not a formal diet per se, the miracle fruit adds a unique twist to a food from a native west African shrub called Synsepalum dulcificum. The health benefits that fruits provide prove their importance in diet. Fruits such as blueberries and strawberries are excellent sources of antioxidants and a host of vitamins and minerals. It’s no surprise that there would be a diet that revolved around fruit.

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