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Control Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Control Emotional Eating.

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Tame the Emotional Eating Beast for Good

When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq...  Read more

Take Action Against Emotional Eating

HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem Your reaction: Tell me something I don’t know… By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a...  Read more

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

Will eating a large breakfast keep you from being
Updated 2/5/2016 9:24:37 PM

Will eating a large breakfast keep you from being hungry throughout the day and cause you to consume smaller meals at lunch and dinner?...  Read more

I need help on what to eat for breakfast, lunch nd
Updated 2/5/2016 9:22:21 PM

I need help on what to eat for breakfast, lunch nd dinner. i just recently started my diet and don't know what foods to consume that are low calorie. I am 245 pounds about 5'10. I work in the mornings from 6am thru 2:30pm weekdays only. Help me out(:...  Read more

Ugh... My husband wants to eat out, I don't want t
Updated 2/5/2016 7:02:55 PM

Ugh... My husband wants to eat out, I don't want to!!! But again I don't want to cook either. He likes to eat out once a week which is supposed to be our family night. I'm just not in the mood for steak, just seems so heavy....  Read more

My Fitbit estimates that I should be eating more c
Updated 2/6/2016 8:16:49 AM

My Fitbit estimates that I should be eating more calories than Spark (about 1800-2000 calories rather than 1400-1750), even though I have the same goal to lose 2 lb per week (1000 cal deficit). How do I know which to follow?...  Read more

focus on your clean eating and drinking water. I d
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focus on your clean eating and drinking water. I did not workout for 60 days and still dropped 22 lbs. Move when you can. Food is 80% of weight loss. If you get the chance to read... It starts with food. A real eye opener! You can do this!...  Read more

Be a taker!

Take responsibility for your choices. When you eat for emotional reasons, the situation doesn't take control...you GIVE it control. Take that control back! We all make mistakes and wind up giving our control away, but say to yourself "yes, I did t...  Read more

Get Rid of Trigger Foods, Pronto!

Make sure that you do not keep 'trigger foods' (foods that you can't stop eating once you start, usually due to some emotional upheaval). I used to allow myself graham crackers as a healthy snack (portion control). BUT, I found I would overeat them...  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

9 Ways to Conquer Emotional Eating

"When I get stressed out, I can polish off a dozen Munchkins in no time flat," admits Jennifer, 37, a New Jersey mom of four. Pressure is at its worst when her husband travels for business. The housework piles up, the kids want more attenti...  Read more

Ultimate Weight Loss--It's Not What You Think

For me, this is so much more than simply losing weight. I didn’t get to be 170 pounds overweight because all was right in my world. What pushed me to the point where I woke up one day and found a 385-pound man staring back in the mirror? I...  Read more

Self-Control/Emotional Eating

I just finished reading a WW blog about self control and I thought I'd share a quick story about my own experience. Amy and self-control have never been put in the same sentence. I would stop at the convenience store to get something sweet and I...  Read more

out of control emotional eating

after quite a struggle emotionally, we know we need to put our old dog down this week. she is now completely blind--having one eye removed 6 weeks ago & now the other eye is rapidly deteriorating and causing her pain. she can't settle down and trie...  Read more