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Learn strategies to help yourself stop emotional eating.
Learn to plan in advance for how you'll avoid emotional eating in the moment.
Emotional eating means that you eat for reasons other than hunger. You may eat because you're sad, depressed, stressed, or lonely. Or you may use food as a reward. Food can be soothing and distract you from what's really bothering you. If you are an...