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How the mind can help fight obesity and other bad food habits

How the mind can help fight obesity and other bad food habits

Turns out many of us have been practicing mindful eating all along but not aware we were onto one of today's hot medical topics.

Said grace before dinner? Enjoy a moment of silence before tearing into that savory plate of lechon asada?

You were mindfully eating or, at least, starting out on the right path.

Mindfulness in eating, explains Dr. Ashwin Mehta, medical director of Integrative Medicine at Memorial Healthcare System, "is regarded as a new science in Western mainstream medicine but, in reality, it's really an ancient science from the dawn of humanity. So many cultural traditions have a rich history of incorporating different styles of mindfulness into...

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