Is stress fattening?
Over-eating can cause you to feel stressed and stress can cause you to over-eat. It's a vicious cycle that, if left un-checked, can eventually lead to all kinds of health problems including, insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. But by recognizing emotional eating for what it is (a misguided attempt to nurture ourselves and manage stress) and by learning how to truly nurture ourselves - we can begin to modify our habitual pattern of heading to the kitchen after any emotional upset. This video offers seven strategies for how to avoid emotional eating including: keeping a mood/food journal, using rewards other than food and eating and cooking mindfully.
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I really enjoyed watching both Recognizing Stress and the program on Emotional Eating. Our trainers in the field plan to use the videos as a marketing tool when they go out to meet prospective clients.