Overeating has become a huge problem within society and can even be a considered an eating disorder.
However, new research might have found why you overeat in the first place.
One particular study gathered a wide range of guidelines on eating and food from all around the world, as well as ancient food wisdom from many years ago. They were placed into a perennial principles format, including:
- Eating whole fresh foods
- Eating with positive feelings
- Eating with mindfulness
- Eating with gratitude
- Eating with loving regard
- Eating while dining with others
Researchers wanted to know how individuals followed these guidelines by taking a large sample of 5256 Americans who participated in a six-week, 18-lesson online course on integrative eating.
What did the researchers find?
Listen in as Holly Lucille, ND, RN, shares the recent study that might explain the core reason behind overeating.