Further research conducted on 16 slimmen and 14 fatmen, respondents who chewed 40 times consume 12% less than those who chewed only 15 times on each one spoon of food. Because the chew longer makes the brain to send signals satiety to the stomach so the body does not need to eat more.
Chewing longer also reduces hunger hormone ghrelin or circulating in the digestive system. In fact, ghrelin levels were lower in the respondents found that regular chewing food 40 times. Studies have been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirmed, eating slower is effective and simple solution to overcome the problem of obesity.
"Eating too fast is very influential on obesity. When eating too fast, you do not realize that you have been satisfied. Conversely, when you eat more slowly, we can feel the food, smell, and feel the texture, which makes you more attentive to what you eat and how much. The result, you will be fuller for longer, "said Catherine Collins, Chief Diet St.George 's Hospital, London.
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