Mindful Eating 101 – A Beginner’s Guide

Things to think about when you eat:

Fundamentally, mindful eating involves:

Eating slowly and without distraction.

Listening to physical hunger cues and eating only until you’re full.

Distinguishing between actual hunger and non-hunger triggers for eating.

Engaging your senses by noticing colors, smells, sounds, textures and tastes.

Learning to cope with guilt and anxiety about food.

Eating to maintain overall health and well-being.

Noticing the effects food has on your feelings and figure.Appreciating your food.

These things allow you to replace automatic thoughts and reactions with more conscious, healthier responses (9).

Think about it: Mindful Eating 101 – A Beginner’s Guide

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