Are you a slow eater?

Posted: December 24, 2011 in Health
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Most of us have the habit of watching television, reading books etc. while we eat.. Also we get scolding from elders for slow eating.. But the fact is, slow eating will keep you healthy.. University of Rhode Island made a research on this.. They arrived the following conclusions..

1. Eating faster will increase the food consumption

2. Men eat faster than women

3. Fatter people eat faster than slimmer.

4. Refined grains are more consumed than the whole grains.

5. Fast eaters consumed 3.1 ounces of food , where as slow eaters ate only 2 ounces.

The benefit we gain if we eat food slowly.

1. Eating slow will consume only very average calories.

2. You feel very relaxed while eating

3. Digestion power will be high as you chew for a long time

4. You can taster your food

5. While eating we can talk with our friends and can be social

A recent study has proved that eating in a hurry can lead to acquiring diabetes at a later age.According to research, chances of fast eaters developing the illness are high. Eating speedily increases the quantity of sugar in the blood stream instantly. So, people are likely to develop impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) also known as pre-diabetes.

So, eat slowly and be happy forever!


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