Mindful eating: Trait and state mindfulness predict healthier eating behavior

@article{Jordan2014MindfulET,
  title={Mindful eating: Trait and state mindfulness predict healthier eating behavior},
  author={Christian H. Jordan and Wan Wang and Linda R. Donatoni and B. Meier},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2014},
  volume={68},
  pages={107-111}
}
Abstract Obesity and excess weight are significant societal problems. Mindfulness may encourage healthier weight and eating habits. Across four studies, we found a positive relation between mindfulness and healthier eating. Trait mindfulness was associated with less impulsive eating, reduced calorie consumption, and healthier snack choices. In addition, we found a causal effect of mindfulness on healthier eating. An experimental manipulation of state mindfulness led participants to consume… Expand

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