Eating slowly may help you lose weight

By: PTI | Tokyo |
Published: February 13, 2018 4:15 pm

Snacking after dinner and eating within two hours of going to sleep three or more times a week can help lose weight. (Source: File Photo)

Trying to shed those extra kilos? Chewing slowly and refraining from eating for two hours before bedtime may help, scientists say. Changes in eating habits were strongly associated with lower obesity and weight (BMI), and smaller waist circumference, according to researchers from Kyushu University in Japan.

The findings are based on health insurance data for nearly 60,000 people with diabetes in Japan who submitted claims and had regular health check-ups between 2008 and 2013. The data included information on the dates of consultations and treatments, while the check-ups included measurements of weight (BMI) and waist circumference, and the results of tests for…

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