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4 Tips To Stop Emotional Eating

Life is often stressful, and cookies are usually close by.

Many of us love Smartfood cheese popcorn, but the bags seem to call to us even louder when we’re upset or stressed.

Emotional eating is a real thing, and it can derail your health and weight loss efforts. But many of us struggle to control it, especially if our daily lives are high-stress — or when sugary and fatty foods are easily within reach.

Clinical psychologist Carol Landau shares helpful tips to avoid using food to manage our emotions, and to identify the feelings that lead us to the fridge in the first place.

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