Put An End to Stressed-Out Snacking

Put An End to Stressed-Out Snacking

Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating for Women, Nutrition for Women
Expert tips for kicking stress-induced cravings to the curb.Are you an emotional eater? Here are six surefire ways to keep your emotions – and your waistline – in check.1. Know your triggers and locations. “Many people have hot spots for emotional eating, such as the living room couch or office desk,” says Susan Albers, PsyD, author of Eating Mindfully (New Harbinger, 2012). “Make a no-eating rule in those places so you have to eat somewhere else. This will help you stop the habit of overeating mindlessly in those spots.”2. Shop smart. Limit the amount of comfort food you have available so you’re forced to address your emotions when they pop up instead of masking them with food.3. Stock up on pistachios. They’re a low–glycemic index food that helps keep your…
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