Lust of eating

The lust of eating disconnects a person from Hashem. The Sefer HaChinuch quoted in Mishna Berura Chapter 1, says that the Mitzva “And do not go straying after your hearts and after your eyes.” includes not to stray after any material desires.
Personally, I know that when I embarked on trying to break the lust for food, my concentration by davening dramatically improved.

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