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What are ways to control overeating?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
One of the best ways to control overeating is to keep a food journal. A food journal creates awareness about your eating habits. Once you are aware of what you are doing, you start to have greater control. You are less likely to eat mindlessly. Exercise is another good way to control overeating. The endorphins that get released in the brain cause pleasurable feelings and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Exercise can often be a substitute for overeating.

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