Emotional Eating Goes Two Ways

Whether it’s ice cream after the break-up or a heaping bowls of mom’s mac-n-cheese recipe when you’re feeling a bit homesick; most of us know the calorie rich pitfalls of emotional eating. But, did you know that emotional eating isn’t just attributed to the brokenhearted or downtrodden? Emotional eating has a lighter side. According to researchers at the University of Delaware, when exposed to happy thoughts and positivity, people tend to make healthier food choices and consider future health benefits. It is only when people are feeling down that people crave immediate gratification and a quick, sensory taste experience.

Read the full article here: Emotional Eating Goes Two Ways – Dr Weil’s Daily Health Tips – Natural Health Information