Saturday, May 3, 2008

If it is bad for you, why do you eat it? - ARTICLE

Because it satisfies an emotional drive.

The chemicals which are released when responding to emotional eating are simply more needed than the ones created when you respond to rational or healthy food choices.

In some situations, when eating patterns are healthy, the release of biochemicals associated with good foods will be a perfect match.

In thse cases, emotional eating is solved. The pattern is overpowered by a force which is stronger.