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Unformatted text preview: distinguishing the food did not matter as much. Surprisingly, the taste of the food seemed different. I have heard people say to just clothes your eyes and eat something and you will not taste it as much. This statement is entirely true. Sight allows you to expect what you are about to eat and your mouth gets ready to taste it, however when blinded, you no longer expect what is coming. This was beneficial because I was no longer picky about what I ate, and it made our usually mid-grade Broward Dining meal quite enjoyable. Our third, non-blindfolded friend, noted that, in general, we ate much slower and even chewed each bite longer. He also observed that we ate considerably less food than we usually consume. It is a fact that eating slower and less volume of food is a healthy habit. I enjoyed our blind meal, however it was not easy. The experience of eating while blinded increased my appreciation of the lives of the blind....
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- Spring '09
- Broward Dining