Tuesday, November 15, 2011

10 Days 'til Thanksgiving - Holiday Healthy Tip #1

Chew more, eat less

The July 2011 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that people who chewed each bite of food 40 times reduced how much food they ate by 12%.
Holiday Healthy Tip #1 - Slow down, chew more, eat less!

It is no conincidence that November celebrates both Diabetes Awareness & Thanksgiving. According to the November 2011 issue of Diabetes Forecast, 19% of African-Americans over the age of 20 have diabetes. When you know better, you can choose to do better.

Yours in health,
Dr. Velonda

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