Now I have a scary figure to share with you. I just read that experts estimate that 75% of overeating is caused by emotions. But what is Emotional Eating?
Apparently emotional eating is the practice of consuming large quantities of food – usually “comfort” or junk foods – in response to feelings instead of hunger.
Identify what triggers our eating
Through this process, we can substitute more appropriate techniques to manage our emotional problems and take food and weight gain out of the equation.
Eat healthy foods for when you’re stressed out
Alternatively, you can fight emotional eating and reduce stress by opting for the “right” food. To read more, go to my post about Foods that help reduce stress.
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