Hmmm, the usual "suspects" have already been covered, but I'm wondering when was the last time you went in to your doctor for a check-up and had a full vitamin / mineral / electrolyte panel done with your bloodwork?
I have never been either an "emotional" or "binge" eater, but last year found myself almost insatiable. Veggies are some of my favourite foods, and I was over-eating spinach, broccoli, and carrots. Cereal, on the other hand, is not a favourite at all, yet I was over-eating it as well. When I went in for my annual check-up, I found out that I was severely deficient in iron, folate, and Vitamin D. Surprise, surprise --- the foods that I was "binging" on are all either naturally high in iron and folate, or, in the case of the cereal, had those added.
If this is unusual behaviour for you, then you really might want to consider a visit to the doctor to see if there might be a deficiency causing your body to look for "more".
Start weight: 240 lbs
Goal weight: 155 lbs
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