- Reasons for eating: we eat to please?
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What is binge eating?
Before defining overeating, you must make sure that the eating habits do not reveal a more serious health problems. Irresistible attraction to food - such as an eating disorder, such as, for example, anorexia
Anorexia nervosa - symptoms and effects on the body
or bulimia, and can lead to more serious health problems from diabetes to heart disease.
Irresistible attraction to food is often accompanied by feelings of guilt and depression
Depression - a little more than a bad mood
And people who suffer from this syndrome, trying to eat alone, that others do not know their passion for food.
Overeating can not be compared with the habit of eating more protein for the acquisition of muscle mass. Overeating - is simply the abuse of food, the habit of eating even when there is no hunger. Since the appetite in men much more than women, men often do not notice overeating, not counting his problem. Regardless of gender overeating - unhealthy phenomenon, which can be a symptom of other problems in life.
There are many reasons for overeating.
Cultural and social norms
Some cultures have taken a lot, so for men second, third or even fourth batch considered not only normal, but also a kind of a sign of respect to the cook.
Furthermore, in many cultures, food is linked to all sorts of public events: any secular party must be fed food. Finally, popcorn during trips to the movies or chips and nuts with a beer after work, have long been something absolutely natural, as well as food while watching sports matches. Of course, a sports stadium is impossible to find healthy foods - the fans are happy to consume hot dogs and pizza, along with beer and then are surprised overweight.
In the end, it is recognized that to excess weight in men modern society is much softer than a full women: still a perfect male image - it's a big and strong man, so modern men do not need to stay slim and ensure that they eat.
To make a sweet woman
Many men eat too much just because they want to please your woman and asked to supplement, not to offend the person who prepared the food.
When it comes to relationships, many men are willing to eat a woman felt that her efforts underestimate. That is why many newlyweds so quickly put on weight. However, in order for a woman to feel flattered, not necessarily so hard to lean on the food - just to say that the dish turned out really delicious.
How to avoid overeating
Knowing why and how often you overeat, you can change their behavior and adopt more healthy lifestyles. Changes in eating habits will reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and the acquisition of excess weight.
To avoid eating out of boredom, you need to turn off the TV and find new activities that can substitute the food in front of TV - activities that require attention and concentration. The food is really may seem like a hobby, but a hobby, without a doubt, it is hardly possible to specify in the summary.
Classes that can replace the habit of eating can be any: golf lessons and playing the guitar, crossword puzzles, walk - in short, everything, which does not require the sofa, remote control and a packet of crisps.
- Find another way to distract from problems
If overeating - a way to escape from stress
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or emotional problems, you must, on the contrary, to focus on the problem you are trying to "seize". Talk to friends or family, discuss the problem, find the right ways to solve it - it helps get rid of stress is much faster than with a cake.
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or overcome other bad habits, get distracting activity: Loans football or find out, finally, how to fold a Rubik's cube. To curb the oral fixation, you can chew gum or some crunchy, hard fruits or vegetables.
Pay attention to eating habits: possible solution would be reducing the size of the usual portions. Find out how to be a standard serving size - they are usually much less than most people think.
Another good way to avoid overeating - schedule meals and avoid snacking between main meals. One of the main rules - the "break" eating six small meals a day instead of the traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner.
With age, physical activity decreases the men, so even if you overeat just as ten years ago, due to lower volumes of physical activity, these extra calories much more noticeable. Compounding the situation and the metabolism slows with age, because of which the body burns calories more slowly than before.
Burn extra weight and increase energy levels help cardio and power loads accelerate metabolism and help develop muscles.
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