One thing I’ve learned in my mindful eating journey… Print
A Calgary Registered Dietitian Reflection by Kate Chury
Mindful eating is a journey.
In my mindful eating
For me, one of the more apparent examples is coffee. The first cup of piping hot coffee is delicious, the second is good, but the third….it’s terrible. The pleasure I get from coffee certainly decreases the more I have of it. This is an example of the Law of Diminishing Returns (for me, at least).
There are definitely some mornings when I try to fool myself into thinking I need (or will enjoy) that 3rd cup of coffee. However, I’ve come to realize it’s never a good idea. It’s better to wait until the next morning to enjoy (to really enjoy) a cup of coffee.
The same principle goes for food. More helpings of a delicious dish
And remember, most times food can be saved for the next day. That way you can enjoy it another time.
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