HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem
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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
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
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
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
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I was a binge eater for way too long. I had many shameful moments with very large amounts of food. However, after doing a lot of work on myself and really understanding why I binged, I'm happy to say I don't do it anymore. If anyo... Read more
I am doing really good and I've lost some weight I'm keeping up with my exercising and eating pretty good the thing I really am struggling on is my diet soda intake does anybody have any suggestions or advice for overcoming the diet soda curse?... Read more
Fell off today eating very unhealthy. Sitting at the hospital they had nothing healthy to choose from.. sounds weird seeing as it was a hospital. Will get back on track again tomorrow as I will be home to drink water and eat healthy. Had to eat.... Read more
Hey all.. For lunch im eating mini raviolis... Not the healthiest. Im working on low calorie intake then slowly working on healthy foods...gotta get my mom to work with me on buying healthier foods!... Read more
Many people do not even realize they are eating for an emotional reason until it is too late and the plate full of food is already gone... Well that was me and also stress.. I believe they go hand and hand with each other.. I found that I needed to l... Read more
"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
Pack a carry-on. Purge your medicine cabinet. Tell a joke. Fold a fitted sheet. Fall asleep when you can’t. Make cut flowers last longer, and more.Fix a Chip in Your Nail PolishExpert: Manicurist-to-the-stars Deborah Lippmann, creator of the De... Read more
Just wanted to update you guys on where my weight-loss journey is currently.
After suffering a plateau that went on for weeks, I decided to try increasing
my food intake for awhile. It was tough watching the scale go up for a few... Read more
Listen to your body. Tune into physical cues that tell you whether you’re really hungry or just letting your emotions take over. Is your stomach rumbling? Do you feel dizzy or light-headed? These are signs of true hunger. On the other hand, if you... Read more
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