Feeling Guilty After Eating: How to Stop the Cycle
Simply put, there is an amount of nutrition (calories) you must eat in order to survive, right? You don’t need to be an expert to validate this as fact. So unless you feel guilty about being alive, shouldn’t you be able to eat these calories without feeling guilty?
When will you eat these calories? Daily eating is advisable, right? This means that every day there is an amount of food you’re entitled to eat without feeling guilty.
Your next step could be figuring how to maximize the emotional satisfaction you need to feel from eating.
Remember the concepts of hunger and satiation, your guidelines for when and how much to eat? For these guidelines to work, avoid processed foods- anything with edible chemicals that may interfere with the body’s ability to recognize the physical feelings of (true) hunger and satiation. Learn the backstory, the science behind the famous potato chip commercial from 1966, the “I bet you can’t eat just one” advertisement.
You can develop your own strategies to control your eating habits and reach a healthy weight. meanwhile, here are some beneficial rules of thumb: 1. To the greatest extent possible, eat food that is pure, made by Mother Nature. 2. Eat when your body reminds you that you’re hungry because hunger is a physical feeling. 3. Stop eating before you feel stuffed.