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How To Stop Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Stop 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

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

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

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

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

Starting a newer healthier eating plan and exercis
Updated 8/22/2016 9:37:08 AM

Starting a newer healthier eating plan and exercise plan from a nutritionist. I hope it kicks off my weight loss again. I'm supposed to eat a lot more calories than I have been so we will see how it turns out. 😊...  Read more

Some people have told me to eat less calories, som
Updated 8/22/2016 6:46:04 AM

Some people have told me to eat less calories, some say MORE. I'm 6'1, 225 lbs down from 240. I'm doing 45 mins of elliptical trainer, machine bench, curls,abs,squats,tri's, crunches and planks everyday and I'm plateau -ing out . What should I change...  Read more

I've spent the last three years eating for pregnan
Updated 8/21/2016 11:11:35 PM

I've spent the last three years eating for pregnancy and nursing two babies. Now it's time to get back to taking care of me. 38lbs plus another 25 would be nice! #firstpost #friendfinder #accountability...  Read more

I have a question for you all. Do you try to eat 4
Updated 8/22/2016 5:49:38 PM

I have a question for you all. Do you try to eat 4-5 veggies per day? That's a lot and price-wise it adds up!! I dont think I can keep that up....  Read more

So tomorrow is my first day of changing my eating
Updated 8/21/2016 11:14:41 PM

So tomorrow is my first day of changing my eating habits. I have created a diet plan for myself. I was hoping I could insert my future meals for the week into this app but I cant see how to do that....  Read more

Is it Real Hunger?

Next time you crave something, stop and ask yourself: Is it real hunger or is it emotional hunger?? If you haven't eaten in 3 or 4 hours, it's probably hunger, but if you are stressed, upset, even happy about something--it's probably emotional hunger...  Read more

Get Rid of Trigger Foods, Pronto!

Make sure that you do not keep 'trigger foods' (foods that you can't stop eating once you start, usually due to some emotional upheaval). I used to allow myself graham crackers as a healthy snack (portion control). BUT, I found I would overeat them...  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

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

7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season. "The stress in holidays a lot more sophisticated and complex, with visiting relatives… and...  Read more

Read that Stop Emotional Eating Article!

Great reminder for me this week! My husband and I both ignored the digital devices as it recommends starting last weekend. Only phone calls. We had a fire in the chimena every night that weekend, some good neighbors and friends stopped by just becaus...  Read more

How do I stop emotional eating?

"The moment you are ready to quit is usually the moment when the miracle happens" I read this today in a spark blog and it made me think. Do I consider weight loss a miracle? Responsibility and consistency you would think would make weig...  Read more