Slower Eating May Help Control Weight

Epel, Elissa
April 2013
American Institute for Cancer Research Newsletter;Spring2013, Issue 119, p5
The article discusses the benefits of slow mindful eating, which helps to lose weight and make healthier food choices for lower cancer risk and general health and well-being. Elissa Epel, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, states that mindful eating includes paying attention to our body, our feelings of hunger and fullness, our emotions and ways of doing it.


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