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6 Minor Daily Tweaks With Huge Health and Diet Impacts

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We often get caught up in the big picture, total exercise and diet overhauls that we often forget that little changes can make huge impact in our lives and health goals. So instead of spending hours at the gym and going on a restrictive elimination diet, try making these six minor tweaks to see major health payoffs…

1. Dine with Class–ical Music!

A research study conducted by Cornell University, notes that if we accompany our lives to music it can have critical impact on our physical and mental health. For instance, the study monitored the eating habits of a group of fast food diners with and without music.

Researchers noted that when diners ate in setting with dim lighting and soft jazz or classical music playing in the background, they consumed food more slowly and ended up eating less. The reasoning being slower eating equated to more mindful eating and focus on hunger cues.

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