Nearly all of us have certain eating habits that risk hindering our efforts to eat healthy, be active and feel happy. While it may seem like it should be easy to stop a bad habit, it can be very difficult – especially if we don’t understand where, or why the habit started.
Are you an emotional eater or a late-night snacker? We look at some of the most common bad eating habits and how you can take back control.
Needing to eat until you’re “full”
If you don’t consider a meal over until you feel sick and struggle to stand, your idea of being full and satisfied probably means eating a lot more than you actually need.
Despite what you may be used to, dinnertime can be over before you feel you have to unbutton your jeans. Retrain your brain to feel satisfied with less by planning smaller meals, more often. For example, breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack. Learn to appreciate the tastes of the food, rather than mindlessly...