Eating slowly is a practice I promote to my clients. Here are a few whys behind slow eating.
Eating slowly can help regulate emotions and calm your nervous system.
Eating slowly can help you bring conscious awareness to your eating.
Eating slowly can help you attend and attune to your hunger and fullness cues.
Eating slowly gives you time to respond thoughtfully to the situation.
Eating slowly helps you learn and trust physiological cues.