Study: Eating Slowly may aid weight loss

Study: Eating slowly may aid weight loss, prevent obesity

Researchers found that children who were instructed to take a bite of food every 30 seconds lost between 2% and 5.7% of their weight after six months and reduced their weight by 3.4% to 4.8% after a year, while those in the faster eating group gained 4.4% to 5.8% of their weightin six months and increased their weight by 6.5% to 8.2% over a year. The findings in Pediatric Obesity were based on 54 children ages 6 to 17. (1/10