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[News release] Savoring meals increases energy expenditure after meal intake

Savoring meals increases energy expenditure after meal intake.

From a May post at SciFeeds

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The benefits of eating slowly and chewing thoroughly have been proposed for over a century, but there has been little actual proof of the theory. Now, Naoyuki Hayashi and Yuka Hamada at Tokyo Institute of Technology have shown that, in the three-hour period after eating, energy expenditure is greater if the food was eaten slowly than if it was eaten quickly.

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May 28, 2015 - Posted by | Nutrition | ,

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