The keys to mindful eating

The keys to mindful eating

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a general information column to The Baltimore Sun's health blog. The latest post is from Caroline Meehan.

Take a moment to reflect on what you had for each meal yesterday. Do you remember? Where did you eat? On the go, at your desk or at the table? How did you feel?

These questions may prove difficult. While eating a healthy diet is important, mindful eating is often a key component to weight management that often slips under the radar.

Adopting mindfulness around food takes time and practice, so try tackling one or two goals. This may mean establishing a priority to eat dinner...