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Emotional Eating

EMOTIONAL EATING A Quick & Comprehensive Guide By APage WHAT IS EMOTIONAL EATING? 43% Whenever a person eats large amounts hunger. of people eat to alter their in response to feelings other than mood COMMON TRIGGERS: The psychological reasoning behind emotional eating is very personal, but here are the main culprits: Boredom- The brain Relaxing and tuning out in front of the TV Comfort-from depression or a bad day wants something to do! ANHEDONIA: A form of boredom that is difficult to satisfy. Often leads to drug addiction and overeating. PLEASURE HIGH BLOOD DEFICIENCY PRESSURE CONSEQUENCES: Sadness can easily be mistaken for hunger, since food triggers chemical reactions in the EATING INFLAMMATION DISORDER brain linked to mood. DIABETES GAINING CONTROL: Is it really hunger? Don't Keep a Don't Find healthy healthy home grocery shop hungry replacements skip meals Know the physical signs and have a glass Extreme hunger makes overeating Sipping tea instead of snacking is a It's difficult to binge on unhealthy comfort foods can food when you don't have any. Being surrounded by of water. You could be easier to do. only be a bad thing. better alternative. thirsty. Sources: iStock HealthCentral

Emotional Eating

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