mindful eating

[ mahynd-fuhl ee-ting ]
/ ˈmaɪnd fəl ˈi tɪŋ /


the practice of eating with the express purpose of savoring every flavor, aroma, and texture of food, as usually accomplished through aesthetic appreciation of the food and slow, contemplative ingestion: Since adopting a routine of mindful eating, he is enjoying a healthier diversity of food choices.

Origin of mindful eating

First recorded in 1975–80
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