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How You Chew Your Food and Its Impact on Nutrition and Weight Control

How You Chew Your Food and Its Impact on Nutrition and Weight Control

Most people eat their food in a rush. As a result, they spend limited time chewing. Why is this bad? Research shows a link between how we chew and how much we eat at a meal. Plus, eating fast without thoroughly chewing can lead to other problems as well. Find out why how you chew influences nutrient absorption and food intake and how chewing longer can work in your favor.

Calorie Cycling: Should You Change the Number of Calories You Consume on a Daily Basis?

Calorie Cycling: Should You Change the Number of Calories You Consume on a Daily Basis?

If you’re trying to lose weight, you need to create an energy deficit. One way to do that is to reduce the number of calories you take in each day or increase the number you burn off. Unfortunately, lowering your calorie intake consistently usually leads to a weight loss plateau. In response to this, some people turn to calorie cycling. What is calorie cycling and can it help you lose weight?