• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health: Are you an emotional eater?

January 11, 2019

a young woman sitting on a couch eating an entire cake, looking sad or depressed - emotional eatingWeight loss and emotional eating
Emotional eating is eating as a way to suppress or soothe negative emotions, such as stress, anger, fear, boredom, sadness and loneliness. Emotional eating often leads to eating too much, especially too much of foods that are sweet, fatty and high in calories. And this can sabotage your weight-loss efforts. When negative emotions threaten to trigger emotional eating, try these nine tips to stay on track.

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