you ever been angry or upset one minute and
then eating the next, not able to remember why
you started eating?
you answered yes, then you could be an emotional
eater. A lot of women are emotional eaters.
I know, because I am one too. This is one of
the most common dieting obstacles we as women
Emotional eating can take over your life if
you let it. If you are depressed, stressed or
feeling low on self esteem, you might just open
the pantry door looking for comfort. When you
are eating high sugar, high carbohydrate food,
your insulin level will jump, and the sugar
will be stored as fat. This leads to more depression
and stress. Emotional eating is a horrible cycle.
first step to help you get a handle on emotional
eating is to rid your kitchen of the high sugar,
high carbohydrate pre packaged snack foods.
Stock your fridge with healthy alternatives.
like carrots, celery, cucumbers, salad
to develop new skills for dealing with your
emotions and stress. Take yourself away from
your thoughts for a moment.
call a friend
go for a walk
read a book
write in your journal
organize your pantry, closets, or photos.
your specific need and take a new small step
everyday to help you change your emotional eating
forever. Don't worry if you have a hard time
at first. This is very normal for women. Talk
to your friends and build a support group. Emotional
eating can be conquered. Just start taking your