Why do I binge-eat?
“Binges are set up by your brain,” says Elyse Resch, a registered dietitian, and co-author of the book Intuitive Eating. People eat excessive amounts of food after dieting or rebounding after previous food restrictions, explains Resch. If you find yourself overeating to the point of discomfort more than once a week for over three months, get in touch with your healthcare provider to rule out a binge-eating condition.
Below are seven reasons why you should practice mindful eating and kick your binge-eating habit to the curb once and for all.