Here are some reasons why you might eat when you’re not hungry – and what you can do about it.
You’re not hungry but you eat anyway:
Life and calorie control would be a whole lot easier if we only ate when we were truly hungry. Then it would simply be a biological drive that needed to be satisfied – like downing a glass of water when your throat is parched. It’s the rare person who doesn’t eat for reasons other than hunger – most of us find ourselves doing it from time to time.
Part of the reason is that there is so much context to eating – who you’re with, what the occasion is, how you’re feeling – so that food is more than simply a way to fill up your belly. Instead, the act of eating can become an emotionally charged relationship. If this sounds like you…
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