Food and Emotions: Are they Related?
Written by Patricia Perez Asuaje, Graduate Student in Dietetic, Coordinated Program
Do you celebrate your birthday with a cake? Have you told yourself you deserve a treat because you did something good? Do you eat more when you are stressed? Or don’t eat when you are nervous? If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, then you have experienced emotional eating. Before you punish yourself for doing something “wrong,” take a pause to reflect on this.