Your Eating Style and Your Health
Eating styles contribute to weight and health problems more than most people realize, which is why standardized weight-loss plans often fail. Here are the styles that encompass most people:
- Erratic Eaters
- Emotional Eaters
Eating styles have to do with when, where, and how you eat – and often eating style can really get in the way of your health goals. We’ve compiled some fix-it tips for each style; many of us might have traits from more than one style so be sure to check out all the tips to see what fits for you.
Snackers rarely sit down to a proper meal, and if they do, they usually pick at it! They eat a little bit of this and a little bit of that throughout the day as they are on the move. Because intake is a little at a time, often these people perceive they aren’t eating much at all.
The big problem with this kind of eating is the small snacks begin to add up and can often be “empty calories.” Many snacks don’t have sufficient protein to keep hunger at bay, so high-carb snackers are always foraging for something more to eat.
The Snacker Fix-It Plan
- Structure Your Meals.
Eat three meals a day (including breakfast) with enough protein and fiber to give you the feeling of fullness to carry you to the next meal. This will prevent you from mindless snacking and prevent you from thinking you never get a proper meal. Read More »