I often eat too fast and do not properly chew my food. I often start my lunch and dinner with a salad and find that when I chew the greens and veggies completely I eat slower and will often eat less of the higher calorie foods.
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To eat less I slow down my eating pace by really chewing my food. I mean chewing it till it's practically nothing in my mouth. I find by doing this, I enjoy my meal, I eat less of what's on the plate and I enjoy the meal time.4
Chewing sugar-free gum through my workouts and inbetween meals help SO much! I even CHOMP (alone) when stressed. :) I enjoy ALL flavors and it even helps if I'm walking outside and don't have water close by to keep my mouth from becoming dry. CHEW CHEW CHEW! 104
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