WHAT EXACTLY IS EMOTIONAL EATING?

Emotional eating can be caused by many triggers. Perhaps you're upset by a change in a personal relationship. Maybe you're distressed about something that recently happened in your work environment. Or possibly, you're disturbed by a news event.

Whatever the cause, taking this quick quiz on Emotional Eating may help you define the problem...

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1) Do you obsess on food?

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2) Do you eat even though you are full?

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3) Do you overeat even though you want to lose weight?

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4) In advance, do you plan trips for comfort foods?

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5) Do you make late night runs to the market or fast food restaurants to quiet your food urges?

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6) Do you feel out of control with food?

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7) Do you ever eat in secret?

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8) Do you fear food is your addiction?

If you answered "Yes" to one or more of these questions, you may have an Emotional Eating problem.

Often we know something is off or not working well.

Please take yourself seriously. Seek help from a licensed   health care professional. You might find my CDs on Emotional Eating a useful addition to other treatments.

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