4. Sit at the Table — and Don’t Look at a Screen
Make dinnertime its own special event free of multitasking. Eating with distractions like TV or your phone makes it harder to pay attention to your hunger and fullness cues, which can cause you to eat faster and take in calories that you don’t actually need, explains nutrition expert Sarah Pflugradt, RDN, LDN.
Instead, simply sit at the table and focus on your food. Practicing mindful eating techniques, including eating slow and without distractions, was enough to help overweight adults get leaner over the course of 15 weeks, according to research published in June 2018 in the Journal of Family Medicine & Community Health. “Aim for at least 20 minutes without distractions while you eat your meal,” Pflugradt says.
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