HEALTHY LIFE

6 Effective Strategies to Control Your Appetite

5/ Be Conscious of What You’re Eating.

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According to a 2011 report from the US Department of Agriculture, the average Americans spend
two-and-half hours a day eating, but more than half the time they’re doing something
else, too. They may be reading, working, driving, or watching tv. This mindless eating may lead to
the national obesity epidemic and other health issues, says Dr.Lilian Cheung, a nutritionist at
Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health.A couple of interesting studies by the University of
Surrey found that how we eat and view our food, affects how much we consume. For
For instance, having lunch while watching tv will automatically lead you to consume more food
because in this case, you’re not fully aware of what you’re eating and how much you are
eating. All the previous points mean clearly that eating on the move and viewing food as a snack
encourage us to eat more than we need to across the day and this will lead to gaining weight
easily.

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