Are you a mindful eater? Mindfulness may help you lose weight

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you have ever sat on the couch to watch TV and eat “a few” chips and then stared down into an empty bag, mindful eating might make a difference.

The practice, which has gone from new-age to mainstream in the last decade, is now a wellness buzzword. It can mean not only losing weight but improving mental health, too.

“When people become more mindful eaters they become more mindful in the rest of their life,” Dr. Susan Albers, a psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic and New York Times’ bestselling author of seven books on mindful eating, told “GMA.” …read more