10 SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP OVEREATING 

Whether it’s working through lunch in front of the computer or noshing on chips while catching up on your favorite TV show, eating while distracted is a common occurrence for most people.

Get rid of distractions

Pinpointing which foods can trigger overeating and avoiding them can help decrease the chances of overeating.

Know your trigger foods

Restrictive eating patterns that eliminate many of your favorite foods may cause you to feel deprived, potentially leading you to binge on forbidden treats.

Don’t ban all favorite foods

Stress can lead to overeating, so it’s important to find ways to reduce the amount of stress in your daily life.

Reduce stress

Choosing foods that are rich in fiber, such as beans, vegetables, oats, and fruit, can help keep your body feeling satisfied longer and reduce the urge to overeat.

Eat fiber-rich foods

When attempting to lose weight, many people cut out meals in hopes that it will decrease the number of calories they take in.

Eat regular meals

Protein helps keep your body full throughout the day and can decrease the desire to overeat.

Fill up on protein

Eating too quickly may cause overeating and lead to weight gain over time.

Slow down

While having a drink or two with a meal generally won’t have a huge effect, having several drinks in one sitting may lead to increased levels of hunger.

Watch your alcohol intake

Although high fat foods are often associated with weight gain and overeating, choosing foods rich in healthy fats can help you eat less.

Eat healthy fats

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