Mindful Eating Can Ease Cravings and May Help You Lose Weight—Here's How

You grab breakfast on your way to work, wolf down lunch at your desk, and you think you ate something for dinner before you made it to the gym, but you aren’t exactly sure what. All of these are examples of mindless eating. It's a regular part of many of our lives—thanks to distractions like our phones, a plethora of unhealthy food options, and the push we feel to multi-task.

The solution isn’t what you eat, though. It’s how. Enter mindful eating, or mindfulness eating, a food strategy that keeps winning fans because it can help you eat healthier and enjoy your food more. And though it isn't a diet, mindful eating can result in a few lost pounds…as well as greater acceptance of your body as it is. Here's what you need to know.

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What is mindfulness eating?

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