First of all, chewing your food for longer can help prevent you from choking. But the choking aspect aside, chewing your food longer will not only aide in the digesting process, but it can also help you feel fuller quicker. It has been found that people who chew their food longer actually consume less overall calories!
The simple task of chewing your food longer can allow your stomach and brain to process the fact that you are getting full and therefore you may end up eating less calories.
Josh Anderson is an AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and the CEO of Always Active Athletics.