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Patient Education: Emotional Eating: Feeding Feelings

Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE

Few of us eat only when we are hungry.  Often we eat to feed feelings, not to fill our stomachs.  We eat because we are bored, or stressed, or depressed, or even because we are happy.  And the things we are drawn to when we eat emotionally, while undeniably delicious, are rarely healthy choices – the mid-afternoon candy bar at work, or the bowl of ice cream in the evening, for example. Take this little quiz to see how much of an issue emotional eating is for you. Read More