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Many people are guilty of eating when they are not hungry. This results in consuming unnecessary calories, which leads to weight gain. Often people are distracted and are not conscious about how much they have eaten. Patients who have successfully lost weight and kept it off have generally become disciplined eaters. Dr. O’Toole explains to his patients that loose skin on the arms, abdomen, and thighs is very common after weight loss. Typically, Dr. O’Toole will recommend an arm lift, an abdominoplasty, and a thigh lift to remove excess skin for better shape and contour. These procedures would be performed separately in most cases. Dr. O’Toole reminds the patients that safety is always of the utmost importance. Better eating habits can help patients eat less. According to ABC7 eating while checking your phone or email could be making you fat.

New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found distracted eaters are not only worse at remembering what they’ve eaten, but feel significantly less full just after a meal.

Researchers from Bristol University believe memory plays a crucial role for our appetites. They suggest you set your watch and take 20 minutes to eat your next meal. Experts say it takes 20 minutes for the brain to register the body has eaten enough.

You can also try eating with your non-dominant hand. Since your dominant hand is 10 percent stronger, eating with the other may help you slow down

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