Health

One-step method to slim down

Do the words scarf, wolf and gobble define your dining style? Slow down, sister — way down — for the sake of your skinny jeans.

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Do the words scarf, wolf and gobble define your dining style? Slow down, sister — way down — for the sake of your skinny jeans. A study out of New Zealand linked eating fast with weight gain of up to 18 pounds. So here’s your one-step solution: Put on the brakes. Chew at least 10 times, let go of your fork between bites and sip lots of water at mealtime.

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