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Dealing With Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Dealing With Emotional Eating.

Stop Emotional Eating Before It Starts

Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion...  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

Get a Handle on Emotional Eating

Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha...  Read more

Turn Money Problems into Rewarding Solutions

Got money problems? These days, when many people earn the equivalent of 4 gallons of gas per hour, who doesn’t? For many people, money problems go beyond coping with rising prices or tweaking your budget to keep your expenses within your m...  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

What we eat matters more than what we do to lose w
Updated 2/10/2016 4:06:14 PM

What we eat matters more than what we do to lose weight. Article by physician Aaron Carroll....  Read more

I eat a lot of lean meats like chicken breast, fis

I eat a lot of lean meats like chicken breast, fish like cod or tuna and greek yogurt. It takes about 350 cals of something like chicken breast to get to 60g of protein, which really isn't a lot at all to budget calories wise to be honest....  Read more

One month about 6 lbs total loss. 4 emotional day
Updated 2/10/2016 3:47:07 PM

One month about 6 lbs total loss. 4 emotional days later and I've put 4 of 6 back on. It's so easy to ignore my app and not log my food. Pizza beer and pasta. Dang it I just want my motivation back!! I have at least 40 lbs to lose!!...  Read more

Starting to log everything that I eat again. I kno
Updated 2/10/2016 2:18:35 PM

Starting to log everything that I eat again. I know how hopeful this this for me....  Read more

"'Eat lots of fruit...they're no carbs"" So so

"'Eat lots of fruit...they're no carbs"" So so not true!...  Read more

The body needs vs. "I need"

Just read in Yoga Journal where the author mentioned she got back on track by hearing a teacher talk about how to "place the body" in a certain posture vs. "your body"...she thought about this when dealing with food cravings and emotional eating. D...  Read more

Make A Deal With That Little Emotional Eater In You!

Make a deal with the emotional eating monster that resides in the back of your mind! Whenever you are fighting it calm down work through the emotion and then make a deal that you have to do an extra workout or clean the whole house before you can hav...  Read more


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

Dealing with Emotional Eating, from a Man's Perspective

Hi, my name is Jerome and I am an emotional eater. There, I said it.  I mean, I’ve said it before out loud.But I thought it was important that I write it down. I am a man who is an emotional eater. You know what emotional ea...  Read more

Dealing with Emotional Eating

Have you ever had a bad day and then headed home only to blow your calorie count out of the water?  How about those days when you are so frustrated that you can’t even wait to get home and repeatedly hit the vending machine for a treat? ...  Read more

Dealing with emotional eating

- Breathe - Be kind to yourself - Treat yourself with the respect you deserve and give others - Meditation - Read - Candle - Music - Set a timer (20 mins) - Heal - Rebalance - Natural - Feel good feel proud - Sip green tea ...  Read more

Dealing with Emotional Eating, LC tip #128

Knowing how your emotions can steer your desire to eat will help you resist your cravings and, ideally, avoid them altogether. Depression and anger contribute to hedonistic and emotional eating. Your goal: Keep your feel-good hormones level, so you'...  Read more