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Eat slowly!

Eat Slowly!

Eat Slowly!

It’s no secret that our highly developed western culture is experiencing increasingly alarming rates of obesity. Especially among children, who are the largest consumers of fast foods.

Millions spent on advertising, action figures and catchy jingles make fast-food icons the most popular figures in the world. The younger you are, the more likely you are to eat at a fast food restaurant. The typical person eats at a fast-food restaurant 9.2 times monthly!

And it’s not just what we eat, but how we eat it. If you’re in the habit of wolfing something down while driving or standing over the kitchen sink, you can’t “hear” your body tell you that you’re full, and so you’ll be more likely to overeat. Eat more slowly since it can take your brain up to 20 minutes to register that you’re full.

Most of us spend upwards to 90 percent of our allotted food budget on processed foods. That’s a prescription for disaster. To enjoy optimal health, not only do you need an interference-free nerve supply, but you’ll want to make raw foods the majority of your total daily food intake.

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