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Jan 13, 2020

Being mindful means being fully present without judgment. When it comes to eating, mindfulness helps amplify our body’s signals about when we’re hungry and when we’re full. Dr. Susan Albers, a clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic, has several tips for making us more mindful when we eat. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says we can start by turning off our autopilot. For example, we often eat the same thing for breakfast without noticing we’re stuck in a rut or routine.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.