We are so far removed from our natural ways of eating that the line between eating for hunger and nutrition and for pleasure or to satisfy an emotional need has become blurred. Back when food choices were less abundant and there were not so many snacks, people would be more aware of their hunger and eat to satisfy it.Continue reading “The difference between physical hunger and emotional hunger“
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What is Emotional Eating?
Throughout our lives, we consciously and unconsciously connect feelings with food. Therefore, it’s so important to think about how and why we eat, rather than just what we eat. Emotional eating is when we use food to comfort ourselves or repress negative emotions. Stress-eating How many of you reach for chocolate, pastries, crisps, or aContinue reading “What is Emotional Eating?”