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Savour the experience of eating, take more time to eat, chew food longer, and chances are you will eat less

Savour the experience of eating, take more time to eat, chew food longer, and chances are you will eat less.

Evaluating the differences between American and French eating habits, researchers from both countries documented that the French eat less than the Americans, eat for a longer period of time, and have more "food experience." The French also have a history of lower obesity rates compared to Americans. The researchers concluded that eating slowly and with appreciation may help trigger feelings of fullness before you overeat.

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