The ancient Rishis had an understanding of the mind-body connection. To aid digestion, they recommended eating in a harmonious environment, with good company. Today we know that stress has a huge impact on our digestive system. It suppresses digestion and reduces blood flow, digestive enzymes and muscle contraction. So at mealtime set aside your obligations, stress and electronic devices and find a pleasant place to relax and enjoy your meal. Take a moment to feel gratitude for the meal and consciously appreciate the taste and texture of each morsel. The pace of your meal should be neither too slow or too fast. If you concentrate on what your mouth is chewing, you will naturally eat at just the right pace. By listening to your body, you will deliver just what it needs, also assisting in maintaining your healthy weight.
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