Healthy Eating: Strategies for Eating Alone1

Emily Minton and Linda B. Bobroff 2

Eating alone may not always be our first choice, but there are many ways to make eating alone more enjoyable. Examples include listening to music or a book on tape, watching television, calling a friend or family member, choosing pleasant lighting, or eating outside in the fresh air.

Figure 1. Try eating outside in the fresh air.
Figure 1.  Try eating outside in the fresh air.
Credit: Photo by Judy Baxter. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 http://flic.kr/p/9Hxzz7

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Footnotes

1. This document is FCS80016, one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date March 2012. Reviewed July 2017. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.
2. Emily Minton, B.S., former ENAFS program coordinator; and Linda B. Bobroff, professor; Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Publication #FCS80016

Date: 2017-07-09
Minton, Emily A

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