5 Reasons Why You’re Constantly Overeating

FOOD  |  October 24, 2016
  • 1. You confuse hunger with thirst
    1 / 5 1. You confuse hunger with thirst

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    If you find yourself still feeling hungry after a meal, try drinking a few cups of water and waiting about 10 minutes to see if you’re still hungry after that. Some of us can actually confuse the sensation of thirst for hunger.

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  • 2. You skip your breakfast
    2 / 5 2. You skip your breakfast

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    Even if you’re going through rushed mornings, it is never a good idea to skip out on your breakfast. Yes, it might save you some calories initially, but as soon as lunchtime comes around, you are more likely to order more than what you normally would.

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  • 3. You eat in front of a screen
    3 / 5 3. You eat in front of a screen

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    Watching television or working on your laptop can be a distraction from what and how much you are actually eating. Not only do you lose some sort of enjoyment from the food, you wouldn’t know how much you have actually been eating. You could very easily be still chomping down food when actually your stomach is already full.

     

     

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  • 4. You don't snack
    4 / 5 4. You don't snack

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    In case you still think snacking is an unhealthy habit, think again. There are things like good snacks you should keep close to you while trying to lose weight. Foods like nuts and fruits make great sources for nutrients between meals, which can prevent you from feeling starved by the time your meal time comes around.

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  • 5. Your plates are too big
    5 / 5 5. Your plates are too big

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    A larger plate gives you the impression that you’re not eating enough, when actually you’re eating the right amount. Opting for a smaller plate can make your portion look big even when its not, which comes in handy if you’re trying to lessen your calorie intake. 

     

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