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How to Control Stress Eating When the Pressure is on

November 1, 2019
Chicago Health Online
Do you find yourself dipping into the potato chip bag or pint of ice cream more often when you’re stressed out?

If so, you’re not alone — researchers confirm that stress can influence eating behaviors. Three-quarters of adults (74%) say they have experienced at least one symptom of stress in the past month and about one-third of them (37%) reported eating too much or eating unhealthy food due to stress, according to the American Psychological Association’s 2018 Stress in America survey.

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