How can you control emotional eating?

How can you control emotional eating

In our earlier blog posts we discussed about emotional eating and factors that cause emotional eating. While it is natural to have food cravings & hence propensity to overeat in certain situation or occasions, awareness about the same can also help you take steps to overcome emotional eating.

Here are 10 simple tips to overcome emotional eating! Continue reading “How can you control emotional eating?”

Factors that influence emotional eating

factors that cause emotional eating

What are the factors that lead you to eat emotionally? Is it stress?  Or just that “you feel like it”? Or you happen to have access to unlimited food at a party or buffet?

In our earlier blog post we had a look at some aspects of emotional eating. Here, we’ll look into some reasons that cause people to indulge in emotional eating! Continue reading “Factors that influence emotional eating”

Emotional eating – Are you a moody foodie?

emotional eating - is your eating habits driven by emotions

Are you a moody foodie?

Emotional eating is related to unreasonable and excessive consumption of energy dense foods (“comfort” or junk foods) in the absence of hunger. ‘Hunger’ is defined as the physiological (bodily) need to initiate food consumption while ‘appetite’ is the psychological urge to consume a specific type of food. Experts estimate that emotions are responsible for upto 75% of overeating! Continue reading “Emotional eating – Are you a moody foodie?”