Emotional Eating: The Trick to Staying Slim
Love to eat? No worries!
by Kimberly Goad
From Health magazine
Your idea of a good time after a bad day is a scoop of dulce de leche ice cream piled high atop a fudge brownie. You’re digging in because each creamy mouthful makes you feel inexplicably happy. Is that really so bad?
Surprisingly, emotional eating doesn’t have to be a problem, says Michelle May, MD, author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat. "Trying to talk yourself out of getting a mood boost from food only sets you up for a bigger overeating problemlike bingeing," she says. You can comfort yourself with food and stay thin with these simple ground rules.
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