What can I do to stop mindless eating?

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Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Food journaling is a great way to get in touch with your hunger. Write down your level of hunger every time you eat something. Soon you will begin to identify when you are really hungry and when you are eating for other reasons such as boredom or to reduce anxiety. Start exercising. Once you expend the time and energy to work out, you usually begin to pay more attention to what you eat and when.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Every find yourself standing at the kitchen counter with an open bag of potato chips, wondering 'How did I get here?" In this video, fitness expert Chris Powell shares an easy trick for putting the brakes on mindless eating.


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