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4TISHA SparkPoints: (8,647)
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8/20/13 7:50 P

Normally, I tend to eat slowly. But, when I am running to school or grabbing lunch between classes, I eat fast.

BRAVEHEART4ME Posts: 2,005
8/20/13 7:23 P

Way too fast. :-(

KLDJSURVEY SparkPoints: (105,871)
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8/20/13 3:51 P

slow

OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (92,189)
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8/20/13 3:26 P

way too fast.

I've never had a job where I had an actual lunch break, so eating in a hurry has become a really bad habit.

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ALLYALLYT Posts: 9,115
8/20/13 2:38 P

to fast i know

CUDDLYPOLARBEAR SparkPoints: (216,445)
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8/20/13 2:37 P

slow

HAPPYCPA1965 SparkPoints: (211,340)
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8/20/13 2:06 P

I eat slow. Drives my family crazy.

KRAFTYKRAFT SparkPoints: (56,879)
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8/20/13 2:05 P

I have jaw problems so I have to eat really slow. Not a big deal unless I am dining with others although my family has gotten used to it

SALGUOD2 Posts: 3,704
8/20/13 1:56 P

try to eat slow

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FIRYMIST35 Posts: 1,154
8/20/13 1:53 P

Am trying to eat slow

DLBROWN93 Posts: 887
8/20/13 1:46 P

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PEPPYPATTI Posts: 37,529
8/20/13 1:43 P

I am a very slow eater

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SGFLAUTIST Posts: 691
8/20/13 12:23 P

Slow

EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
8/20/13 12:08 P

Depends on how much time I have.

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JPRSAVETTE SparkPoints: (5,215)
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8/20/13 11:15 A

it seems reasonable since your brain needs to catch up to your tummy fullness.......and dont practice distracted eating.......

it doesnt matter if you run slowly.........you are still running faster than someone on the couch!!!
PENNYSAVER2 SparkPoints: (92,227)
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8/20/13 11:14 A

I eat faster than I should. I'm working on slowing down during meals.

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DIETER27 Posts: 6,745
8/20/13 11:09 A

slower than i used to. i am still working on this.

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8/20/13 10:41 A

This is so funny that I found this question this morning. I am sitting here eating a mid morning snack and as I was chewing, I was thinking of my Dad. He used to tell all of us to chew our food well. My Dad never had digestive problems or weight problems.

When I was working, my meal breaks were sometimes 10 or 15 minutes, so I ate fast.

Now, I eat fairly slow.


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8/20/13 10:31 A

It depends on the situation. If I am with others, I eat slow and take my time visiting. If I'm by myself, I tend to eat fast, and also tend to eat more.

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8/20/13 10:31 A

I think I'm in between. I don't gobble my food but I also don't put my fork down after each bite and thoughtfully chew - something I am trying to work on.

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WINDANCER99 Posts: 6,782
8/20/13 10:25 A

slow



THINJIM1 Posts: 3,030
8/20/13 9:50 A

fast

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8/20/13 9:39 A

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CANDACEMM Posts: 1,213
8/20/13 9:36 A

Slow. I'm always the last one up from the table.

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8/20/13 9:26 A

Slower than I used to, but I still need to work on slowing down even more

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8/20/13 9:19 A

I am a fast eater

MNOT2THICK Posts: 10,773
8/20/13 9:18 A

Slow

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JLEMUS1 Posts: 4,054
8/20/13 8:52 A

Slow

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SIRENSONGS SparkPoints: (57,040)
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8/20/13 8:47 A

Way too quickly! I would really like to train myself to become a more slow and mindful eater.

DMJAKES Posts: 1,633
8/20/13 8:45 A

I eat fast, especially if it's something I really enjoy. I'll sit down with a plate, and next thing I know it's gone and I don't even really remember tasting it. I tend to zone out while I eat, which isn't good.

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8/20/13 8:43 A

slow

WLIBERTY SparkPoints: (59,083)
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8/20/13 8:28 A

I tend to eat fast. It's a trait I learned in grade school. Hurry up and eat lunch so you had time left to play. I'm working on slowing down.

MATTHEW0498 SparkPoints: (32,853)
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8/20/13 8:17 A

It depends on what I am eating and when. For example, I hate when my cereal gets soggy so I tend to eat if fast. If I am out with friends or family I probably eat more slowly because I am more focused on talking and catching up than on the food.

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8/20/13 8:05 A

unfortunately fast

1SHEYLA Posts: 8,767
8/20/13 7:33 A

fast

TRYINGTOLOSE64 Posts: 66,981
8/20/13 7:07 A

fast because of my dad

GROEDER SparkPoints: (212,569)
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8/20/13 5:58 A

I eat faster than I want and am using some of the tips I have learned to try to slow it down.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,555
8/20/13 5:53 A

i am a fast eater

DELRIO1 Posts: 5,640
8/20/13 4:22 A

I'm a fast eater.

EOWYN2424 Posts: 6,477
8/20/13 3:54 A

depends on how hungry I am ;)

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8/20/13 1:27 A

I am always the slowest eater at the table and always have been.

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8/20/13 1:00 A

First one finished at the table, no matter how hard I try to slow down!

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KDRICH24 Posts: 267
8/20/13 12:48 A

Really Fast... I try to go slow and I'm always done first... everyone always says "you must have been hungry!"

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8/19/13 11:47 P

I have slowed down a lot.

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8/19/13 11:46 P

I am always the last to finish eating.

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PEACEGRANNY Posts: 2,070
8/19/13 11:27 P

Slow- usually the last to finish eating.

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8/19/13 11:15 P

fast. always have. I have tried to slow down by putting my fork down between bites but I still eat too fast


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8/19/13 10:03 P

I used to be the same way. Everyone had to wait for me to get done but that was before I went of the semi with my hubby about 30 years ago. It was hurry up to get there, get unloaded and hurry to get somewhere and reload. So all I heard was " hurry, hurry hurry and now it is hard to break that habit.


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8/19/13 9:43 P

I have been a slow eater all my life. I am usually the last one to finish eating. I like to savor my food I guess.

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8/19/13 9:30 P

They say if you slow down your eating you can lose more weight. One article I read said you can lose about 20 pounds a year by slowing down your eating? It says to put your fork down between each bite and chew at least 20 times for each bite. What do you think?

I have started to eat slower and stretching out my bites. Today I took one bite, set the fork down, chewed 45 times...then counted to 30 took a sip of water and started over again. I did feel fuller faster. It took a lot of effort to remember to do that so I guess I was focused on the food even though watching t.v.


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