Do you have an appetite late at night? Do you snack at times when you should be getting those teeth brushed? Dive into these clever ways to try and break your snacking habit. From identifying the cause of the problem; to finding a routine and stress reliever that breaks those triggers. When distractions don’t work, try connecting for some good old fashioned support from a trusted friend.
- Nighttime eating may be the result of overly restricted daytime food intake, leading to ravenous hunger at night. It may also be caused by habit or boredom.
- Binge eaters also tend to eat very large amounts of food in one sitting and feel out of control while they are eating (6). Binge eaters tend to eat very large amounts of food in one sitting and feel out of control while they are eating (6).
- Monitoring your behavior patterns and identifying what triggers you to eat at night will help you break cycles of emotional eating.
“Nighttime eating can be caused by boredom, hunger, binge eating disorder and nighttime eating syndrome. Identifying the cause will help you take the right steps to solve the problem.”