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How to stop overeating during the lockdown?

Question : How to stop overeating during the lockdown? I am getting fat day by day. I eat a lot. I am trying but couldn't control it. It is affecting my self-esteem also. Please guide me to overcome this issue.

Dear Teentalker,

Thanks for reaching out.

With each passing day of the COVID-19 lockdown, we're all finding it difficult to stay home all day. In times like these, people surely feel stressed out and they indulge in things that are comforting (but not often healthy) to relax. Eating is one of the ways to feel more relaxed on the inside and this is also termed as “Emotional eating”.

It is scientifically proven that when the body is stressed it produces too much cortisol, which makes us more likely to overeat while making us crave food which is high in fat and sugar -- basically ju.....

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