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Problems With Food and Eating

 Symptoms of an unhealthy relationship with food include:

  • Fear of gaining weight while eating
  • Feelings of loss of control when eating
  • Having thoughts about food and eating other than at mealtimes
  • Thinking of food with feelings of guilt or shame
  • Repeated attempts at dieting
  • Self-consciousness or embarrassment about eating
  • Lying about eating habits
  • Eating to relieve stress or depression
  • Eating when not hungry
  • Fear of not being able to stop eating when he or she should

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