Have you ever experienced a total loss of control that leads to overeating despite your intention to cut back?
Have you witnessed yourself behaving like a programmed robot, responding to the urge to eat processed foods despite your best efforts to abstain from them?
Or have you found yourself overeating just to cope with stress and manage your emotions, despite not being hungry?
Observing yourself switching to this almost ‘auto-pilot’ mode, where you are seemingly unable to stop yourself from eating the foods you intend to avoid, can be very frightening. It can also lead to self-blame and feelings of frustration or shame. Let’s take a closer look at what’s really going on in your brain.
In previous issues of this...