Posts Tagged ‘Stress’
Why Do We Stress Eat?
Why do we stress eat? We’ve all heard the saying “comfort food”, but what does this really mean? Is food really comforting? Or is it just a psychological or emotional attachment? And why do we reach for the crackers, cookies and muffins when we’re feeling particularly stressed out? It turns out, there is pretty good…Read More
The Big Connection Between Stress and Weight Gain
1. Apart from stress eating, what mechanisms in the body might come into play when it comes to stress? Stress triggers our brain to tell us to overeat, and not broccoli and carrots – junk food. However, in addition to that, stress can have negative effects on our body outside of out tendency to overeat.…Read More