We have all most likely been advised at some point to chew our food more, and eat slower. This suggestion may seem difficult to follow because we are usually not told why it is important.
When we understand how much chewing is beneficial for our overall health, taking a little more time with each bite during a meal seems to make much more sense. There are several reasons to chew more slowly, here I will summarized the points I have found most helpful to understand into 5 categories:
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