late night eating

How to Reverse the Effects of Late Night Eating

It’s three in the morning. As you’re laying in bed, you keep glancing at the clock as if that number will magically change from a three to a seven. You weigh the options in your head, fighting with all of your might to resist the urge. After minutes of torment, you finally get out of [...]

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Night Eating and Sleep

Not sleeping well can be not only an unpleasant experience, but influences night eating. People with night eating syndrome (NES) seem to get the same amount of sleep, but wake up more often and have less efficient sleep. They often complain of not feeling rested. Many people worry that once they are awake, they won’t [...]

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Night Eating Strategy: Using Imagery To Stop Late Night Eating

Night eating plagues many people. Night eaters tend to have problems with sleeping, and often get up to engage in late night eating. You may be angry, frustrated and embarrassed if you engage in night eating, since it can be a hard habit to break. The best interventions for night eating start during the day. [...]

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Night Eating And Anxiety

Just knowing that you will face another night of night eating can cause anxiety in anticipation. Night eating is not easy to control, and feeling out of control with night eating is not a comfortable state. You may have tried many activities to stop night eating – reading, smoking, locking yourself in the bedroom. The [...]

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Night Eating Patterns

Nancy’s night eating pattern is always the same. She tends to snack during the day and has no regular meal times. She usually doesn’t feel hungry during the early part of the day, and her appetite doesn’t return until she starts eating at night. As much as she wants to stop eating at night, she [...]

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Night Eating: Is This You?

Sara is a 48-year-old mother of 2, who is worried about her night eating.  She is never hungry in the morning, so she skips breakfast or only eats a bite during her hectic morning routine. Her job keeps her busy, stressed and running during the day, so she may grab a bite to eat while [...]

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Night Eating CD

Night eating can be a very serious problem, and can cause serious health problems. For most people, night eating is very frustrating – if you are trying to lose weight, late night eating can sabotage your weight loss efforts. Night eating can be triggered by emotion and/or exhaustion. Other times, eating at night is just [...]

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Night Eating And Stress

Night eating is thought to be a stress-related problem affecting about 2% of the general population, about 9% of obese people, and about 27% of severely obese people.  While night eating is believed to be a response to stress and anxiety, it is not yet clear if it is a sleep disorder or an eating [...]

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