How to Sidestep Emotional Eating
The holidays combine both the traditions of eating high-calorie, high-fat foods with celebrations. This means stress that can lead to emotional eating, but there are ways to avoid this. You can reduce your stress levels by playing music instead of eating. Listening to music lowers cortisol levels in the body. You should also get plenty of sleep to avoid cravings. If you are hungry, drink water to stay hydrated. Make sure not to skip breakfast either. Finally, if you feel stressed, take a walk or exercise.
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