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Controlling Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Controlling Emotional Eating.

Tame the Emotional Eating Beast for Good

When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq...  Read more

Take Action Against Emotional Eating

HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem Your reaction: Tell me something I don’t know… By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a...  Read more

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

Emotional roller coaster stress relief
Updated 7/22/2014 9:21:03 AM

Hello, First time posting. I simply need to get this off my shoulders. I'm trying to get back onto program. Within the past two/three weeks I've slowly fallen off. My first mental stress is setting my thoughts straight. :) Secondly, after...  Read more

Do you ever eat white potatoes?
Updated 7/26/2014 4:51:07 AM

It seems one of my daughters who is a nurse thinks white potatoes are evil and the only spud you should ever eat is a sweet potato. I eat white potatoes occasionally because I believe they have some healthy benefits. 367 4...  Read more

Just stress ate AAAHHHHH help
Updated 7/19/2014 2:12:22 PM

I just ate a 10 oz block of cheddar and a bag of pop chips!!! My husband and I found out that he may possible have a 16 year old daughter and tonight we got some out of state court papers, which were confusing as all get out. On top of that he states...  Read more

i can't find the site that allows over eating
Updated 7/18/2014 5:38:34 PM

i saw once, where, if i eat over my allowance - and work out in the same day , it balances the two against each other i did 30 min of dance video, and 20 min of abs i finished up a watermelon, before it went bad ... can u find the s...  Read more

try and eat dinner and know snacking
Updated 7/16/2014 8:52:54 AM

spread your meals to 6 small meals god bless...  Read more

Be a taker!

Take responsibility for your choices. When you eat for emotional reasons, the situation doesn't take control...you GIVE it control. Take that control back! We all make mistakes and wind up giving our control away, but say to yourself "yes, I did t...  Read more

24 hour rule

If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day....  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

9 Ways to Conquer Emotional Eating

"When I get stressed out, I can polish off a dozen Munchkins in no time flat," admits Jennifer, 37, a New Jersey mom of four. Pressure is at its worst when her husband travels for business. The housework piles up, the kids want more attenti...  Read more

Ultimate Weight Loss--It's Not What You Think

For me, this is so much more than simply losing weight. I didn’t get to be 170 pounds overweight because all was right in my world. What pushed me to the point where I woke up one day and found a 385-pound man staring back in the mirror? I...  Read more

Controlling Emotional Eating and Curbing Cravings

Emotional eating, as a matter of fact, is what got me overweight. Therefore, my biggest challenge during my weight loss journey is to control it. The best way, is to get out all the negative emotions in any other direction, like writing for example i...  Read more

I am usually pretty good at controlling emotional eating

However, I am not doing to good today. I just munched down a plate of french fries with a handful of mayo. I am in a mood today. I am trying to stap out of it but it doesnt seem to be working. I even exercised this morning to try to relieve some stre...  Read more