We all do it: We overeat, despite the fact that we’re full; despite the fact that our bodies have had enough.
Yet we continue to eat past the point of hunger. The reasons are as varied as the types of food that line the shelves of the supermarket.
“We live in an environment surrounded by food, and our brains are constantly being prodded to eat it,” says Susan Roberts, Ph.D., a professor of nutrition at Tufts University and founder of the online iDiet weight management program.
Overestimating the calorie burn of exercise
Eating out too much
Skimping on sleep
Eating foods labeled “healthy”
Not getting enough fats
I dug into the research and interviewed a lot of health experts for this article that appears in Parade Magazine. Take a look; maybe you’ll find some ways to make simple changes to your routine and kick overeating to the curb!
More food for thought: