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Synonyms for chewing

biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

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In order to allow for the comparable evaluation of the effect of chewing on satiety versus pre-masticated food, almonds were chosen as the model food and it was found that 25 chewing cycles produced food boluses containing separate particles of different sizes that could then be replicated mechanically for use in the human study.