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Controlling Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Controlling 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

Eating 5-6 small meals a day is a lot. It's so muc
Updated 2/8/2016 2:10:40 PM

Eating 5-6 small meals a day is a lot. It's so much food for someone who isn't a big eater. Then staying on a schedule is even harder. Only on day 3. I'm pushing through....  Read more

Breakfast to eat or not to eat? When I eat breakfa
Updated 2/8/2016 2:35:39 PM

Breakfast to eat or not to eat? When I eat breakfast I seem to be famished the rest of the day anyone else? So I either skip it or drink coffee or tea....  Read more

Actually, we recommend that you eat within that ra
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Actually, we recommend that you eat within that range. So, you should eat at least as many calories as the low end of the range; but, no more than the upper end of the range to lose weight. I hope this makes sense....  Read more

Hello, I have to print off a copy of what I've eat
Updated 2/8/2016 1:53:30 PM

Hello, I have to print off a copy of what I've eaten in a month to my doctor. Where can I find the month report to print off? Thanks!...  Read more

I don't think I'm eating enough calories during br
Updated 2/8/2016 1:28:05 PM

I don't think I'm eating enough calories during breakfast which results me in getting hungry soon after. Protein shakes you are coming back to 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

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

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