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Do you overeat?

Overeating is something that a lot of people do. It is also something that they are not aware that they might do. Overeating can cause many health issues for you, such as obesity, high cholesterol, type two diabetes, and many more.

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First, you have to figure out if you are overeating and the signs that this is a problem.

If you answered yes to any of those, you might have an eating disorder. That is ok, a lot of people do. Food is one of the easiest things to become addicted to because you have to eat to survive. You can’t just stop eating. If you realize that you are overeating, you can do lots of things to help break the pattern. First, it is important to figure out why you are overeating. Are you afraid to waste food? Do you eat for comfort? Look over the list below by precision nutrition to see why you might be overeating.

The biggest thing to remember if you realize that you are an overeater is to not panic. You are not alone, as a lot of people struggle with this. The key is to be aware, so you can work on it and progress over time. Remember, this will not stop overnight.

Cheat day design has an awesome list of dos and don’ts that you can print out and keep on your fridge to help you stop overeating.

One of the best ways to help avoid overeating is to portion out your food. Getting portion control containers can help a ton. Try small containers when you are on the go. Amazon sells some great portion control containers and plates.

If you find yourself struggling so much that you need help, look for a local eating disorder group or contact me for some personal coaching. I now do remote coaching as well. Remember, you are not alone.

Amanda Jordan
Author/ Weight Loss Coach

About Amanda Jordan

Amanda Jordan is a writer, specializing in fitness for women, especially those just beginning their fitness journey. She combines life as a freelance writer with teaching effective meal planning and targeted exercise routines. Amanda has firsthand knowledge of what life is like being overweight and unhealthy. Through many means, she has personally lost over 80 pounds and become a healthy woman.

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