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Stopping Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stopping Emotional Eating.

Stop Emotional Eating Before It Starts

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

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

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

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

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

I wish my 4 year old would stop throwing temper ta
Updated 10/7/2015 10:15:18 PM

I wish my 4 year old would stop throwing temper tantrums! This is getting really old. Makes me want to stress eat...ugh!...  Read more

so I had my daughter 13 months ago and started eat
Updated 10/8/2015 9:52:38 PM

so I had my daughter 13 months ago and started eating healthy in August....So far I've lost 12 pounds and I'm only 6 away from my goal weight but I still have a noticeable pouch from excess skin. Does anyone have advice on how to get rid of it?...  Read more

Making a decision to stop sodas starting tomorrow
Updated 10/7/2015 4:29:08 PM

Making a decision to stop sodas starting tomorrow going to swop for tea and diet soda and water I'll update tomorrow...  Read more

College and stress eating is never a good combinat
Updated 10/7/2015 3:08:08 PM

College and stress eating is never a good combination. I'm now studying in med school and I still haven't eliminated my stress eating habit. How can i get over this? I couldn't focus or study if i don't eat what im craving for. :/...  Read more

I actually ate a healthy lunch today and I did my
Updated 10/8/2015 8:48:31 AM

I actually ate a healthy lunch today and I did my 2 mile walk this morning....  Read more

Stop Emotional Eating!

I found a new trick to emotional eating! My ex-husband upset me so horribly yesterday and I couldn't fight the beast off any longer, I almost caved and went to McDonalds, but instead I stopped in with a friend and bought a few beauty products! It he...  Read more

Is it Real Hunger?

Next time you crave something, stop and ask yourself: Is it real hunger or is it emotional hunger?? If you haven't eaten in 3 or 4 hours, it's probably hunger, but if you are stressed, upset, even happy about something--it's probably emotional hunger...  Read more


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

7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season. "The stress in holidays a lot more sophisticated and complex, with visiting relatives… and...  Read more

A Simple Tip to Take Control of Mindless Eating

One of the 7 Secrets to a Strong Start is to focus on developing healthy habits, not losing weight. One habit that many people struggle with is mindless eating. The 10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle Mind Over Body plan can help you with t...  Read more

The Miracle Question about stopping emotional eating

from SP Coach Dean Anderson Solution-Focused Approach to Weight Loss Ask the Right Questions, Find the Right Answers 2. Activate your imagination with the Miracle Question. The Miracle Question is a great way to help yourself focus on...  Read more

Tiny Step for Stopping Emotional Eating!

Last night was tough, my 13 yo son was being 13 and I felt the urge to eat HARD! I grabbed my water bottle instead-it was ok. Definitely not as satisfying as something salty and crunchy. I then tried just slowing down my thinking a bit. This...  Read more