Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Eating05/02/13
(HealthDay News) -- When feeling frazzled, many people turn to
food for comfort. Stress eating, also called emotional eating, can
occur because stress triggers certain food cravings.
The Harvard Medical School mentions these alternatives to
- Meditate, which may help you ease stress and improve impulse
- Engage in regular exercise, especially in forms such as yoga or
- Seek support from friends and loved ones when stress takes
- Get rid of high-fat, high-sugar foods so you're not tempted
when under stress.
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