Week 5 Assignment: Mindful Eating
Assignment Due Date and Time
· This assignment is due Sunday of Week 5 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
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The purpose of this assignment is to determine the factors that affect mindful eating.
In order to complete this assignment you will need to:
· Read the Brian Wansink article “Under the Influence.”
· Read the Susan Albers article “The 5 S’s of Mindful Eating.”
· Review video on how to eat mindfully.
· Complete a Mindful Eating Exercise.
Answer the following questions:
1. What does mindful eating mean to you? Write a detailed definition of what it means to you to eat mindfully.
2. Discuss what types of foods that you do AND do not eat mindfully. What makes the difference?
3. Discuss the locations/environment in which you do AND do not eat mindfully. What makes the difference?
4. Which of the “5 S’s” do you engage in? Which ones would you like to try in order to eat more mindfully? Set specific goals for implementing these eating habits.
5. How did you feel while you tried the Mindful Eating Exercise? Discuss anything you noticed while completing it.
Submit your answers in the assignment submission area located in the weekly content area. All documents must be in either .doc, .docx. or PDF formats in order to be graded.