Can eating slowly help you lose weight?
This all depends on firstly what type of food you are eating, this would give any person an idea of how many calories you were taking. Though it does take time for the gut to compute to the brain and the bowl to start working, this is called transit time.
If a person who had a metabolic disorder was measured and tested in this way, your food would still be digested though this fat or adipose tissue would be stored on certain areas of the body, giving the impression that the person being assessed was over eating or lazy though it is their medical conditions that was making their body store fat in this way.
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