4 Reasons Why Mindful Women Don't Get Fat

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Have a slow-food Sunday

Or Monday, or Tuesday—the point is to reserve one night for a lazy, sit-down meal. Grab your man or invite a few friends over, then dim the lights and add music. A glass of wine with food typically enhances the whole experience, says Alice Domar, PhD, executive director of the Domar Center for for Mind/Body Health in Waltham, MAss. That may account for research showing that moderate drinkers are leaner.

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