The emotional side of eating: Binge Eating

Binge Eating is one of the most common of the eating disorders - is much less recognized than the eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia.

Common binge eating causes include:

- Depression: 1/2 of the binge eaters also suffer from depression.

- Dieting: People who believe in dieting no end suffer from this disorder as well.

- Coping skills: meditation or speaking out helps people with this disorder. It is like talking or being relaxed when emotional turmoil occurs

- Biology: The biology behind human emotions and binge eating is being investigated by researchers. The metabolism and neurotransmitters are being studied extensively and correlation being established.

Read more insightful information on lifestyle habits one can practice to prevent self from eating disorders in this captivating blog by wellness advisor Dr. Avantina Sharma Bhandari.

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