03 May Gain Control of Emotional Eating
We don’t always eat simply to satisfy hunger. We also turn to food for comfort, stress relief, or as a reward. While it is totally normal to occasionally eat for reasons other than hunger, it can become an issue when it is the primary way you deal with issues or emotions. Why is emotional eating problematic? Emotional hunger can’t be filled with food. While eating may feel good in the moment, the feelings that triggered the emotions and eating are still there. And you often feel worse than you did before because of the unnecessary calories you consumed.