4 Reasons Why Mindful Women Don't Get Fat

The secret to staying slim is living in the moment.
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Feel satisfied with less

by Cara Birnbaum

When you don't take in the taste and texture of your food, "you can't register fullness until you're too stuffed to button your pants," says Lisa Young, PhD, adjunct nutrition professor at New York University and author of The Portion Teller Plan. The latest in a slew of studies backing this up: Dutch researchers found that we tend to eat more when distracted. Thankfully, eating mindfully doesn't have to mean sitting down for three squares a day. Try these easy tricks for enjoying meals more—while scarfing down less.

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