Want to lose weight? Try eating slowly, suggests study


New Delhi: Those who wolf down their food instead of chewing it properly are at a risk of gaining weight, a study has said.

Instead, taking the time to chew your food and pausing before taking the next bite could help you shed those extra kilos.

Losing weight is not an easy feat to accomplish, even when you have set a specific target. It requires hard work, discipline, dedication, immense will-power, and self-control.

It is a slow and steady process and many people go to all sorts of lengths to achieve their desired goals like trying out all sorts of diets that suit their requirements or have been proven effective, in order to quicken the process.

A lot of people even tend to give up halfway through their journey, simply because they run out of patience.

For this research involving nearly 60,000 Japanese people, results showed a link between eating slower or faster and losing or gaining weight.

“Changes in eating speed can affect changes in obesity, BMI and waist circumference,” a…

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