The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals.
Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction.
Another benefit of eating slowly is that it seems to increase water consumption during meals. A new scientific study shows that eating more slowly can decrease your food consumption and prevent overeating.
According to a Japanese Study, eating too fast is associated with insulin resistance.
You may have already heard of the Slow Food Movement, started in Italy almost two decades ago to counter the fast food movement. Everything that fast food is, Slow Food isnt. (Slow Food is an organization that promotes local food and traditional cooking. It was founded by Carlo Petrini in Italy in 1986 and has since spread worldwide).