Although negative emotions can trigger emotional eating, you can take steps to control cravings and renew your effort at weight loss. To help stop emotional eating, try these tips:
- Tame your stress. If stress contributes to your emotional eating, try a stress management technique, such as yoga, meditation, breathing or relaxation.
- Have a hunger reality check. Is your hunger physical or emotional? If you ate just a few hours ago and don’t have a rumbling stomach, you’re probably not really hungry. Give the craving a little time to pass, try drinking some water.
- Keep a food diary. Read More→