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.

Nearby words

  1. mindel,
  2. minden,
  3. minder,
  4. mindfuck,
  5. mindful,
  6. mindfully,
  7. mindfulness,
  8. mindless,
  9. mindlessly,
  10. mindoro

Origin of mindful eating

First recorded in 1975–80

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