At G.W. Carver Elementary School in Coconut Grove, Khristopher James smells basil. By savoring the tastes of food – and eating more mindfully — studies have shown that people live a healthier lifestyle than those who scarf down food.
At G.W. Carver Elementary School in Coconut Grove, Khristopher James smells basil. By savoring the tastes of food – and eating more mindfully — studies have shown that people live a healthier lifestyle than those who scarf down food. Walter Michot Miami Herald File Photo
At G.W. Carver Elementary School in Coconut Grove, Khristopher James smells basil. By savoring the tastes of food – and eating more mindfully — studies have shown that people live a healthier lifestyle than those who scarf down food. Walter Michot Miami Herald File Photo

How savoring what you eat, vs. scarfing, leads to a healthier you

August 22, 2016 05:35 PM

UPDATED August 22, 2016 05:35 PM

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Sheah Rarback, a registered dietitian, is on the faculty of the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. She answers your questions about nutrition.