Emotional eating is when one eats for reasons other than actual hunger!
First If You're Eating, but Not Hungry ! And this is so scary because mindless and emotional eating can result in excess weight and a host of health-related issues such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and high cholesterol. Beyond the physical health risks, overweight individuals can also suffer from depression and isolation, only perpetuating the cycle of emotional eating.
Second ,if you're eating because you're bored or plan food around TV shows or other activities (and not for nutritional purposes), you're likely emotional eating. Certain foods and meals make you feel happy if you've had a hard day or feel restless, but you should really only eat if you're hungry—not to make yourself feel better.
Also Anxiety and stress tend to translate into emotional eating. Work, family, and money stress, along with lack of sleep don't help the situation either!
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