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Have you forgotten to chew?

Did you know that you should chew your food a minimum 15 times before swallowing. In some cases upwards of 30-40 times! When it comes to chewing your food a good rule of thumb is to chew till food has turned to liquid and well-mixed with saliva; a piece of hard vegetable will take longer to be chewed properly compared to a piece of soft fruit. There are 4 key benefits to chewing food properly that increases overall health and wellbeing. Let’s go through them: ENABLES THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FOOD EATEN Research has shown that chewing food slowly and thoroughly can help a person feel full faster. In a recent study, women who ate fast consumed more calories, and felt less full than those who ate sl

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