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5/16/09 4:57 P

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I am the slowest eater I know. I don't do it on purpose, I just chew me food well before swallowing. I have always been a very slow eater.

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5/15/09 11:37 P

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I'm afraid that if I started counting chews I wouldn't enjoy the food. I chew as much as it takes to extract the most taste and texture from each mouthful, which is why I eat. Hard food takes longer than, say, mashed potatoes. I like to taste each item on my plate separately, then together in different combinations to get different effects. And the taste can be enhanced by sips of my beverage.

Since I can eat fewer mouthfuls at my age, I need to get the maximum enjoyment out of each bite. That's why I prefer to eat my own cooking.

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5/15/09 10:35 P

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Chew More, Weigh Less?

Let's all start this as a new habit.......


www.realage.com/ct/eat-smart/food-an
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Edited by: BBTHOM1 at: 5/15/2009 (22:36)
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