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
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By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a... Read more
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
Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion... Read more
Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
I am a super emotional eater... I am on 700 calorie a day program... I am very focused and determined but when the stress gets bad... I eat!... I hit 1000 calories yesterday... what do yall do for this... Read more
Sometimes I just get sad since I am still grieving the lose of my husband I take spells were I want to eat comfort food to deal with the emotions. Anyone have suggestions on how to cope with the emotional eating so I don't ruin my efforts in weight... Read more
I wanted to take this time to share my story of success on beating emotional eating with you! While it may have not been long since I overcame this, it is a pivotal point in my recovery and becoming a healthy person for life.
I used to associat... Read more
Hi I am new to SparkPeople. I have been a lifetime member at Weight Watchers. I know how to exercise and eat healthy, But I have emotional eating!! I want victory over emotional eating. I WANT to do this !! I will start exercising again and eat hea... Read more
I've been through a lot of emotional things this year - I had lost 80 lbs but have gained back almost thirty in 4 months 10 of them this month. I can't seem to stop bingeing in junk food, having trouble getting back to the right frame of mind. Help!... Read more
Guilty pleasures don't have to cost you calories! I'm in Iraq, work out alone in my quarters and use Pandora.com which allows me to "create" my own radio station that streams through my laptop. My go-to workout station at age 39? "Britney Spears Ra... Read more
As an emotional eater, I realized that my go-to food was any kind of sweet. I found that I could fulfill that urge with a "healthy sweet" like a few frozen grapes or some orange slices to satisfy my craving at the same time as analyzing why I was em... Read more
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(2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals...... Read more
When the weather starts to cool, risotto is one of those dishes that pop up on menus. Creamy and rich, studded with vegetables--and usually full of cream, cheese, and butter. Traditionally, risotto, which is a slow-cooked rice dish that hails from no... Read more
Hi, my name is Jerome and I am an emotional eater. There, I said it. I mean, I’ve said it before out loud.But I thought it was important that I write it down. I am a man who is an emotional eater. You know what emotional ea... Read more
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