Take a second to smell your food! Maybe not each bite, but a quick sniff to take in the aroma will get to your brain before you even put the bite in your mouth! Then, back to my previous tip, chew it slowly and savor it!
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Taste and smell: Understand smell is a large portion of flavor & eat mindfully
Nearly 90% of what we call taste is actually what we smell. Use this to your advantage by eating slowly and mindfully. Savor your food. Smell it before putting it into your mouth. Chew thoroughly. Experience it with all of your senses. This will allow you to experience pleasure, satisfaction and satiety, and reduce overeating.
70 to 90% of taste is actually the sense of smell. Colds and other problems that affect smell reduce the ability to taste foods. Spices can add additional flavor. Smell can also serve as a warning for tainted foods.
I love to add varieties of aromatic spices and fruits to water and put my crockpot on the low setting for the day. It makes the house smell so delicious! My favorite is four cups of water with cinnamon sticks, cloves, vanilla and pumpkin pie spice. Smells like Thanksgiving 224
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