5 Ways to Beat Emotional Eating
3. Keep a food diary.
Recording everything—the ice-cream binge as well as the carrots and celery—"makes everything you eat part of the plan," says Elena Ramirez, Ph.D., co-founder of the Vermont Center for Cognitive Behavior. "It’s no longer a sneaky, bad thing." Writing what you bite may also help you keep track of calories and carbs.
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