Savoring your foods can help you enjoy your meals more and eat less. Dean Ornish, M.D. really likes dark chocolate. He makes eating chocolate a big party for one. Paying close attention to what you're eating can help you be satisfied by eating less. "Many people with food problems eat on auto-pilot," Dr. Elizabeth Wheeler says. "A lot of times, the only way they know that they've eaten is when the food is gone." Natural Healing Remedies, Prevention Health Books.
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