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Roger Gould, MD's Weekly Blog
on Emotional Eating


 
Knowledge is power.
Understanding why you turn to food is the key to changing it. Join in the discussion each week as Dr. Gould shares his valuable insights from over 30-years of clinical experience.

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5 Simple Steps to Avoid Overeating

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2013 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

The good news: Emotional eating is a learned behavior. Which means it's a behavior that can be unlearned (modified). Modifying a behavior, however, can sometimes take time, which might mean your attachment to food remains while you work through the problem.

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Recent Posts
Here is the Most Successful Resolution for New Year for Emotional Eaters

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Only 12% of New Year's Resolutions are achieved. Or, put another way, 88% of New Year's Resolutions fail. Add to this the statistic that 95% off all diets fail and you suddenly realize there's little point in setting yourself a New Year's Resolution that involves dieting.

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The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotional Eating

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

The occasional indulgence in something like junk food is not a problem. In fact, you'd have to be a robot to not want to occasionally indulge. It's when indulging becomes habitual or compulsive, though, that the problem of emotional eating arises.

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Control Emotional Eating with this One Simple Question

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

If "ending emotional eating" sounds like too difficult a goal to accomplish, I'd like for you to focus instead on a different one. A goal that is very achievable, and that will produce the exact same result...

Ask yourself "Why do I want to eat?" instead of "What do I want to eat?"

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