A New Year, new food resolution: Mindful eating

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  • For some, overeating is a way to numb feelings
  • Turning off distractions while eating can help you focus on the flavor and texture of food

(CNN)There's a good chance you are thinking of ways to live healthier in the new year. Whether you want to drop 10 pounds, improve your cholesterol or have more energy, we have five food-related New Year's resolutions that will help you achieve your goals.

    Being mindful when eating can help you shed pounds if you tend to nibble out of a bag of chips or a carton of ice cream in front of the TV. Mindfulness "can also help you reduce stress a