Better Eating through Mindfulness

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July 28, 2012

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Better Eating through Mindfulness

To attain well-being, we need to take care not only of our bodies but also of our minds. Mindfulness practice is central to seeing the interdependence of mind and body.

– Lilian Cheung, Thich Nhat Hanh –

Better Eating through Mindfulness

More than a billion people around the world are overweight, leading to all kinds of health challenges. “Obesity increases health risks like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, to name a few, and the health care costs to treat obesity-related illness are skyrocketing, with Center for Disease Control estimates in 2008 reaching $147 billion dollars (just in the US). But now there is a new prescription for combating obesity, one that goes beyond ubiquitous diet and exercise regimens: mindfulness, the moment-to-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.” This article from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

Savor the food you eat today — with mindfulness and gratitude.

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