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How to Beat Overeating

Hits: 8118 | Rating: (1.9) | Category: Science | Added by: PixelMitch
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patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5683 Posts
Friday, August 17, 2012 6:28:53 AM
@TheGuySmiley: But we've also been getting lazier. Modern technology lets a lot of people just sit around doing nothing all day.

Burgh
Male, 40-49, Western US
 291 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:48:44 PM
I see several mention the question "How to quit over eating?". I will give the answer at no charge... Eat less.

Simbosan
Male, 40-49, Asia
 160 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 6:50:32 PM
Video title = How to beat overeating
Video contents = WHY we overeat

NOT the same thing ffs

Quackor
Male, 18-29, S. America
 2864 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 6:26:52 PM
theyguyslimey, nutjobs also blame high corn fructuse

Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 6018 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 6:19:25 PM
I think this video needs to be paired with the "Honey Boo Boo" post.

Missmap
Female, 30-39, Eastern US
 65 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 5:38:25 PM
Curse you dunkin' doughnuts and 4th meal! You made my body wanna be a fattie!

TheGuySmiley
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1222 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 4:08:42 PM
there's something not right about this.

For hundreds of years we had sugar and fats, then the 1900s came around and we had more mechannically processed food then ever before, not to mention fast food. Obesity started becoming a problem around when fast food chains came out.. but for the 100's of years before that, obesity was not such a widespread problem, even though we had access to the sugar and fat.

Quackor
Male, 18-29, S. America
 2864 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 2:48:42 PM
spoiler: dont overeat

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 23906 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 2:35:43 PM
VV @nubblins: Pour some maple syrup on that cheezburger, eh?

It all goes back to caveman days, I've been saying that for years!

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33881 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 11:11:33 AM

Fat? I prefer the phrase "rubenesque".

markust123
Male, 40-49, Western US
 3784 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:54:50 AM
They forgot to mention to eat slow so your brain has time to tell you that you're full. I've been doing this my whole life and hardly ever finish all the food on my plate. Plus I get to enjoy what I am eating.

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13145 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:43:12 AM
Cool story bro! Gonna go make some bacon!!

Musuko42
Male, 18-29, Europe
 2804 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:41:28 AM
@nucnik

But as the cartoon says, now you know, and knowing is half the battle.

You now know that eating fatty and sugary foods will make you desire to eat more fatty and sugary foods in a self-perpetuating cycle.

So the answer? Interrupt the cycle. Use willpower to go cold-turkey on the sugar and fat, as best as you can. You'll have a really HORRIBLE time to begin with as your cravings attack you, but then after a while the cycle will break down and your cravings will diminish.

There is no real trick to it, but it's still hard to do. You have to get through that horrible craving stage, and then it gets better.

It's not easy by a long shot, but you can do it. Fight it, fight it, fight it, and you'll win.

(Spoken as someone who quit smoking, quit caffeine, quit sugar, quit meat, quit bread, and quit processed foods as a whole)

nubblins
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 1753 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:38:05 AM
Brb, getting a cheeseburger.

:D

patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5683 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:37:20 AM
Um...so their solution to over-eating is to not eat fatty/sugary foods? Well there's an eye-opener.

Also, "food psychologists"? And the reason you like fatty foods more than others is because fats are the most efficient storage medium for energy, thus our taste has developed to prefer these types of foods.

But this video fails at telling you how to avoid overeating; still comes down to willpower.

AtheistAlien
Male, 30-39, Western US
 809 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:31:13 AM
Brick brained IAB mods strike again.

nucnik
Male, 18-29, Europe
 86 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:21:41 AM
This only tells you how overeating works, not how to beat it. Those are two very different things.

skypirate
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 2022 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:18:01 AM
kinda of a why, not really a how to

PixelMitch
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1 Posts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:32:40 AM
Link: How to Beat Overeating [Rate Link] - Use the Science of Appetite to lose weight!


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