Mindful Meals - The Psychology To Healthy Eating!
Mindfulness in termed as paying attention/ being aware in the present moment. Mindful eating is being aware of all the sensory information available in the present moment. And making a conscious choice to eat nutritious food and also paying attention/ acknowledging to the feeling of hunger & satisfaction.
It supports weight loss
Encourages to eat less
Stop eating when he/she is satisfied and not overeat
How can it be practiced
Prayer before meals for acknowledging the food before us
Let your kids participate in food preparation and preparation, as it will help them increase their investment in the meal.
Mindful eating happens in an environment there are no distractions, so switch off the TV or keep aside all your gadgets.
Make sure that your kids are savoring the food, chewing thoroughly, and swallowing slowly.
Children should resist the urge to put more food into their mouths even before swallowing. As it leads to overeating.
Turn this into a fun activity, to identify and discuss the food flavors and textures.