Benefits of Taking Your Time
Chew with mindfulness. Distractions and conversations cause people to under-chew and ingest air. Both impede healthy digestion. The stress response inhibits the digestive tract from absorbing nutrients by diverting blood flow from the organs. So, eating under calm, quiet, contented conditions can be an easy step anyone can take to improve their health.
In our next food issue I will explain how cravings are interpreted within Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- John Charlesbois L. Ac.