Mindful Eating Strategies
Take five deep breathes prior to each meal.
Sit down while eating.
Place your food on an attractive plate or bowl.
Eat slowly and taste each bite.
Take small bites.
Honor your hunger cues, and do not fear hunger.
Pay attention to fullness cues.
Once you begin to feel satisfied stop eating.
Eat without distraction.
Sip warm tea or water prior to a meal to calm your body.
Carry foods with you that you like and that support your health in the event that you become hungry when you are out.
Height & Body Weight = BMI (Body Mass Index)
*Obesity was classified as a disease by the American Medical Association in 2013