I’m a slow eater. I don’t rush, period. And findings in the British Medical Journal suggest people who eat fast and fill up quickly are 3 times more likely to become overweight than people who eat at a more leisurely pace; via RealAge.
Actually, eating MORE can help you slim down too. High fiber foods, like green vegetables, beans and fresh fruit, fill you up quickly and provide lots of nutrients, but are low in calories. So you’ll feel satisfied and still lose weight!
In fact, Dr. Fuhrman cites lack of a fiber as a primary reason why people get fat.
Via That’s Fit.