• Karen C Uthus

Nutrition Tip: Slow down, You eat too fast.

Updated: May 22, 2018


If you find that you are eating too quickly and later suffer from the consequences (indigestion, heartburn or GERD), try eating with your non-dominant hand. This is a great mindful eating technique that can be implemented at each meal.


It takes 20 minutes for the brain to register that the stomach is full. Slowing the pace of eating contributes to better digestion and greater caloric consumption control. Not being able to remember what you have eaten or how much are possible signs of mindless overconsumption. Decelerating the eating pace also allows for the digestive enzymes and hormones to properly function; leading to proper digestion, better blood sugar regulation and satiety.


I can assist of you need to create more mindful eating experiences. Please contact me at (410)991-6812 to schedule an appointment.


Disclaimer: This website blog does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Information provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please seek professional medical advice as needed.

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