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Portion control is a problem for me as is eating so fast I don't realize I'm full. I accidentally found a way to conquer both issues on a recent trip to China ... CHOPSTICKS! I'd always resisted using them before, partly because it took too long and I couldn't get enough food. However, when chopsticks were the only option I learned to use them and quickly realized it takes longer to eat and I don't take such big bites, thus helping me to not overeat. emoticon

- Submitted by LJ1225 3/29/2011 in Weight Loss | 7 Comments
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KEVANS727 3/29/2011 11:31:00 AM

    I hear ya. I eat really fast so it takes me forever to feel full, plus I can eat more than the average man. I always have to make myself slow down. I will definitely use this trick.
RATFINKROB 3/30/2011 8:53:00 AM

    I just found this out myself. We went for Chinese and my daughter wanted to learn to eat with the chop sticks, so we all skipped the forks. When I was full I looked down and I had only eaten about half of my normal portion.
MAWRTIAN 3/29/2011 10:25:00 PM

    This assumes one in not good at using chopsticks. I spent a summer in Japan while in highschool and ever since they have never slowed me down! emoticon
CHASINTHEDRAGON 3/29/2011 6:30:00 PM

    So I should actually USE those fancy chopsticks my friend bought me? I may just have to try it.
GAGGS. 3/29/2011 3:12:00 PM

    Thank-you , l eat very fast and way to much , lll definitely try using chop sticks to slow me down emoticon emoticon emoticon and emoticon
AMERICACOPPER 3/29/2011 1:02:00 PM

    Great idea!
KERENBABYFAT 3/29/2011 9:18:00 AM

    I personally love eating with chopsticks so thanks for the great tip.
It really dose slow you down/ portion control no mater how good you are at using them.

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