Skip to content

Announcements

Does stress affect your diet?
avatar
Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
If you diet a lot, you may be more likely to overeat in times of stress, a new survey suggests. Click the link to read the whole article.

Do you find yourself in times of stress, giving up on a healthy eating plan and just saying 'I'll eat what I want to!"

Let's share some ways to beat that diet busting stress! (A quick walk around the block does it for me...usually!)

Haylen
Was this Helpful?
2 of 3 found this helpful
Reply
 
avatar
rollerskating responded:
under stress I can get depressed and then have no desire to move anywhere...so I eat...
 
avatar
showcando responded:
Yes!! I automatically think about eating something when I have a stressful moment - it has nothing to do with hunger! I eat for comfort. But I am trying to incorporate other behaviors that would take the place of eating. I grab a favorite book to read, make a phone call, turn on some music - anything that will divert my attention to something else. I am becoming much more aware of my habits and trying to replace the bad ones with better ones!
 
avatar
susan031 responded:
Hi.. I am not in stress but I eat more... and when I am in stress I don't want to eat but I will be sick.. I was overweight and thanks to google I found this one http://bit.ly/1ocaNoB
 
avatar
mariajohnson responded:
Yeah in stress I too tend to eat more. When we are in stress we feel hungry and we eat more than usual.


Helpful Tips

Olive oil versus Canola oilExpert
Both oils contain healthy monounsaturated fats but canola actually has less saturated fat than olive oil. Canola is more versatile for ... More
Was this Helpful?
204 of 249 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Everyday Fitness - Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP

Achieve a better mind-body balance and live a healthier life with tips from wellness expert Dr. Pamela Peeke...Read More

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.