We rarely eat to satisfy true physiological hunger. Consumption of certain foods are utilised to aid in emotional repression and therapy and these foods can override the hormonal controlled hunger centre – making them far easier to overconsume. Knowing how to identify triggers and how to identify psychological compared to physiological hunger are key considerations in overeating and the associated consequences.
- Psychological reasons why we eat
- How psychological hunger can drive physiological hunger
- Type of foods eaten for emotional reasons and the endorphin system
- How to identify emotional eating and how to prevent it
Thursday 15th November 2018
15:55 - 16:25
Prevention & Obesity in Practice