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Blog posts : "mindful eating"

Extreme breakfast: Only 1760 calories!

From those killjoys at The Center for Science in the Public Interest: "IHOP serves a breakfast consisting of deep-fried steak with gravy, two fried eggs, deep-fried potatoes, and two buttermilk pancakes. The Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo has 1,760 calories, 23 grams of saturated fat, 3,720 mg o…

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Mindful Eating: Appreciating Food and Food Providers

NYTimes writer Jeff Gordinier experiences a Buddhist approach to slowing down, eating with full attention, even eating less because of it.

"Surrounded by a murmur of clinking forks, spoons and chopsticks, the Blue Cliff congregation, or sangha, spent the lunch hour contemplating the enjoyment of sp…

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