If you are trying to change the way you’re eating or change your weight, understanding what type of eating you’re doing can help you. Learn about the 4 different types of eating so you can understand how to reach your health and weight loss goals.
- Clean eating means that eighty to ninety percent of the time you are eating whole, minimally processed foods that feel good in your body.
- Fun eating is when you’re eating food simply because it tastes delicious and it brings you pleasure to eat it. It’s not actually adding any nutritional value.
- Unconscious eating is all about those times when you’re eating something and you don’t even know you’re doing it. It is not pleasurable and it’s not enjoyable. The goal with with this type of eating, is that the minute you catch yourself doing it, you stop and think about what you are doing.
- Binge eating is when you feel like you are out of control and you feel that you can’t stop. This can happen if we let ourselves get too hungry but this often happens because we are experiencing an overwhelming emotion.