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When do you feel full?

Sunday, May 31, 2015

On average, how many minutes does it take for your stomach to signal to your brain that it's full?

20 minute

It takes the stomach about 20 minutes to realize that it is full, which is why experts recommend that we eat slowly. Put your fork down between bites to avoid overeating.
I have noticed that slender people eat more slowly than me
This is something I am triyng to change..
I have bought a plastic cigarette with peppermint odeur to have something to do when other people are still eating
I have also considered eating with chopsticks
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    I've always been a slow eater, I like to taste my food a lot of the time! I don't let myself get hungry because my stomach gets angry with me which leads to digestion issues!
    1364 days ago
    I am a very slow eater. but I must have a very slow Metabolism. I have a hard time losing weight. Thanks for the information.

    1382 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/9/2015 9:47:41 PM
    I tend to eat too fast too! especially if I have waited to long to eat and I am hungry!
    1391 days ago
    O darn ... No chiding I meant chowing down
    1391 days ago
    You really have to tune in to your stomach... Eating slowly makes it easier. But stopping before you feel full is optimum and hardest. By slowing down instead of chiding down I make fewer mistakes.
    1391 days ago
  • DYANNE4293
    I would be skinny as a rail if I ate with chopsticks! Maybe I'll try that too. Lol
    1391 days ago
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