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Controlling Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Controlling Emotional Eating.

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

What to Eat Before Workout ?
Updated 7/31/2014 8:49:11 AM

I have been taking water aerobics classes 4 evenings a week and have 2 hours from the time I get off work till class starts. Classes are near work, and I don't drive across town to go home and then back again. I eat lunch at noon, and need to eat so...  Read more

Problem eating
Updated 7/31/2014 3:06:07 PM

Let me preface this - I am a problem eater. I eat because I am hungry - and eat to the point of being stuffed. I hate talking about what I've eaten out of embarrassment. I eat because of boredom and stress. I look for the things that will get me full...  Read more

OMG! I just ate maybe around 4 Prezals Rolls...
Updated 7/28/2014 10:07:17 AM

OMG! I just ate maybe around 4 Prezals Rolls... Over Stress... of all things... They just tasted so amazing good... and I felt so Hungry... that I just went CRAZY... so I'm writing this to ask others... for help... and I ask the Question... "How do y...  Read more

I'm having a hard time eating this much
Updated 7/26/2014 1:30:53 PM

This is my 5th day into the program. I'm not used to eating this much and feel if I eat dinner today it's going to come back up. I'm stuffed and feeling nauseated. Is this normal? Is it OK to not eat dinner when I feel this way? Also, why do I w...  Read more

Paleo diet eating come join me
Updated 7/28/2014 2:21:49 AM

Hi I am new here! Looking to drop 50 pounds because I have a bad lower back Anyone out there in the same boat as me? I could use some buddies to walk this journey with me...  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

24 hour rule

If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day....  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

Controlling Emotional Eating and Curbing Cravings

Emotional eating, as a matter of fact, is what got me overweight. Therefore, my biggest challenge during my weight loss journey is to control it. The best way, is to get out all the negative emotions in any other direction, like writing for example i...  Read more

I am usually pretty good at controlling emotional eating

However, I am not doing to good today. I just munched down a plate of french fries with a handful of mayo. I am in a mood today. I am trying to stap out of it but it doesnt seem to be working. I even exercised this morning to try to relieve some stre...  Read more