5 Ways to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

The great news is that there are ways that you can avoid stuffing yourself to the brim during this joyous season. Here are 5 ways –


Relax, Take It Slowly

While it is understandable that all the best tasting food excite you, remember that they are just there on the table. So take your time and eat in smaller portions. Take at least 20-30 minutes to eat each course, taking care that you chew each morsel thoroughly. Did you know that it takes up to 45 minutes for cholecystokinin to be released from your stomach? This hormone sends signals to the brain telling it that it is already full. Now that you know, make sure that you eat more slowly next time.

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