Have you ever stopped yourself while eating and asked – why am I eating? Are you really hungry? Or are you bored? Upset? Identifying your eating triggers can help you understand your habits and in turn, change them.
Below we list a number of eating personalities and solutions to help you reconnect with your body’s appetite signals.
This type of eater can feel totally content and not hungry at all, but when food presents itself they indulge freely. This means when they’re near the biscuit tin at work or by chocolate bars at the checkout they’ll happily grab a handful. This reaction stems from the way our ancestors ate, but it today’s world there is an abundance of food and this reaction can be unhealthy.
- Remove temptation by emptying your cupboards of junk food and replacing them with healthier snacks.