Mindfulness is a commonly used term these days - it means having enhanced awareness of the present moment. It is associated with improved stress management and quality of life.
Mindful eating is mindfulness targeted at behaviors that promote eating with attention and awareness. Mindful eating is linked to a health body mass index (BMI) and can reduce distracted eating habits that lead to unnecessary food consumption.
As many people continue to work from home, incorporating mindfulness can help reduce anxiety around eating and support productivity.
Here are some tips to incorporate mindfulness into your work routine:
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By Cameron Allen McDonald, MGH Dietetic Intern