How can I avoid the triggers for emotional eating?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Stress and loneliness are the two biggest triggers for emotional eating. In this video, Dr. Oz and Dr. Dow explain what to do when you feel like bingeing on unhealthy food.


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Emotional Eating

It's easy to go for that bag of chips when we're stressed and not think much of it. But emotional eating is serious detriment to weight loss as well as your overall health and well-being. People tend to binge eat the most when the...

y're lonely or stressed. This can set the stage for eating disorders and food addiction because we start treating food like medicine. Luckily, there's help for emotional eaters, in the form of community support, stress management techniques and in some cases, therapy.
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