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It's not a race: 4 tips for mindful eating at the fair

"If you notice, if you're mindful, you'll be able to say, 'That's satisfying, I don't have to finish the whole portion,' " Troup says.

3) Sit down and slow down

You're (probably) not in a State Fair eating contest, so take it easy. Take the time to truly enjoy — or at least experience — whatever it is you're eating by sitting down to eat, looking at your food and even smelling it. It'll add to the experience, Troup says.

"If we do realize it's not the last supper, it's not the last State Fair experience that I will have, I'm more likely going to experience the foods that I like and be curious about them," she said. "And then next year, I can come again and try different food."

Slowing down will also give you the chance to assess whether you're actually still hungry or whether you're full (or at least reasonably satisfied).

4) Sprinkle in some healthy food, too

Just because the State Fair has an abundance of deep-fried food doesn't mean that's all you have to eat, Troup says. Remember that there are plenty of healthy options throughout the fairgrounds, too. Mix some of that healthier fare into your snacking for a more balanced approach.