Are You an Emotional Overeater?


Your feelings of anger, frustration, loneliness, sadness, boredom, or even happiness might be causing you to overeat. You are probably an emotional overeater.

By: Andrea Metcalf

Take this short quiz to find out.

  1. I turn to food when I’m sad, disappointed, or lonely. Yes ___   No ___
  2. I often eat past the point of fullness. Yes ___   No ___
  3. When I’m upset, I crave sweets or salty snack foods. Yes ___   No ___
  4. When I go to parties or dine out with friends, I tend to overeat. Yes ___   No ___
  5. If I eat too much,

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