Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry

Things that may spur unhealthy habit

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(HealthDay News) -- Eating when you're not hungry can pack on unnecessary pounds and calories.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says common triggers for eating when not hungry include:

  • Seeing your favorite snacks when you enter the pantry.
  • Watching TV.
  • Passing by the vending machines at work.
  • Dealing with a stressful situation.
  • Being bored.


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