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How do I stop stress eating?

Common triggers for emotional eating may include fatigue, habits, boredom, and stress. Photo: Pexels

(Timothy J. Legg/ Medical News Today) –– Many people experience emotional eating at one time or another. It could show itself as eating a bag of chips when bored or eating a chocolate bar after a difficult day at work.

However, when emotional eating happens frequently or becomes the main way a person deals with their emotions, then their life, health, happiness, and weight can be negatively affected.

Emotions, such as stress, are not the only triggers for emotional eating. Other common triggers that people report include: (…)