Symptoms of Physical Hunger versus Emotional Hunger
*Emotional comes on suddenly.
*Emotional happens above the neck (craving for ice cream.)
*Emotional occurs at random times.
*Emotional cannot and still persists after drinking water.
*Emotional persists even after meal has been eaten.
*Emotional feels guilt after eating.
*Emotional is triggered by stress.
*Emotional doesn’t taste.
*Physical builds gradually.
*Physical strikes below the neck (growling stomach.)
*Physical occurs approximately 3+ hours after eating.
*Physical can be temporarily offset by drinking water.
*Physical goes away after eating.
*Physical is satisfied after eating food.
*Physical can be suppressed with stress.
*Physical enhances the taste.
Courtesy “Mindless Eating”