CAN'T STOP EATING ONCE I START
WHAT DOES IT DO TO YOU? HOW CAN YOU MINIMIZE NEGATIVE EFFECTS?
Are you prone to a problem with 'Can't stop eating once I start'?
Food Restrictions Lead to OvereatingDeprivation often leads to a lack of control around food. If you feel like you cannot stop eating once you start, observe your daily habits. Are you eating regularly throughout the day? Often times if you think you need to lose weight, it can be tempting to restrict food and skip meals but this only leads to a feeling of uncontrolled eating or bingeing later on. Ayurveda advocates eating your largest meal in the middle of the day when digestive fire is the most strong instead of at night, so a good first step might be to eat your largest meal at lunch time and then eat something lighter at supper time. Balancing kapha and excess hunger through Ayurveda can also help alleviate the discomfort associated with uncontrolled eating.
Checking in with your emotions might also illuminate something important about an insatiable appetite. You might feel an overwhelming impulse to continue eating because you are stressed out, or filled with some kind of emotional discomfort that you may unconsciously be trying to get rid of through food. These emotions are your friends and deserve your attention; learning to tolerate and listen to them may alleviate an inability to control eating habits.
Another strategy is simply distraction. If you are tempted to snack when you are not truly hungry, get out of the house and find something different to occupy your mind with. Try going for a walk or, and spending time with your kids or a loved one. For meals, try sitting down and taking a few deep breathes before eating, and then remove yourself from the situation if you are tempted to keep eating.
Finally, be gentle with yourself. Try to listen from your impulses without judging them; they are trying to communicate something very important to you and deserve your attention and care.
DIET FOR IMBALANCES RELATED TO 'CAN'T STOP EATING ONCE I START'Augment your diet with these specially chosen ingredients below which may be useful for 'Can't stop eating once I start'. Individual results vary depending the cause of your imbalance and by constitution. Please research the ingredients below to find which are most helpful for you, and check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
HERBS AND PRODUCTS FOR IMBALANCES RELATED TO 'CAN'T STOP EATING ONCE I START'
WEIGHT LOSS TIPS
DISCLAIMER: The pathogenesis of each person's condition is unique, and so the diet must be fit to the individual and the unique root causes of the condition in your body. The information on this page is for educational purposes only and should not be used to treat a medical condition. It is not a substitute for medical care. Please check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
WHAT IMBALANCES CAN IT CAUSE?
AGGRAVATES THESE DOSHAS & BIOCHARACTERISTICS'Can't stop eating once I start' is likely to aggravate the following doshas and biocharacteristics. If you have a systemic imbalance of one of these doshas or biocharacteristics, Ayurveda would generally recommend removing, substitute or lessen the frequency of 'Can't stop eating once I start'.
Imbalance AccumulatesImproper food and lifestyle causes balances to accumulate. Ayurveda shows you exactly which doshas and biocharacteristics are likely to accumulate in your body. Once these doshas and biocharacteristics accumulate too much, they will begin to cause imbalance. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic by removing things that aggravate it from your diet and lifestyle.
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FAVOR DIETS, LIFESTYLES & HERBS WITH THESE MEDICINAL EFFECTSEverything you eat has an effect on your body, which Ayurveda categorizes in a simple and easy way, using biocharacteristics (gunas). Biocharacteristics are qualities (like cold and hot) that describe the effect a food or herb has on your body. Cooling foods like cucumber, decrease metabolism. Heating foods like chili pepper, stimulate your body and increase metabolism. For 'Can't stop eating once I start', you should select foods with the following biocharacteristics. Individual results will vary, based on your body type and the root cause of your imbalance.
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APPETITE-SUPPRESSANTSuppresses hunger without causing weight gain
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
NERVINEHerbs that specifically go to the nervous system and brain. They can help with stress, memory, early alzheimer?s, even chronic pain.
SEDATIVESedative herbs create a sense of calm in the mind and body by specifically calming or quieting the nervous system. Excellent for anxiety, stress and chronic pain.
ADDRESS ISSUES IN STAGE OF DISEASE 0CAN'T STOP EATING ONCE I START IS IN STAGE OF DISEASE 0 - POTENTIAL CAUSE
Potential causes increase and disturb your imbalanced doshas and biocharacteristics, causing them to accumulate and spiral out of control. For example, if you're overheated and eat a chili pepper, heat may become excessive and cause disease. As a dosha or biocharacteristic accumulates in your body according to your dietary and lifestyle habits, it is more and more likely to cause disease. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic in two ways, by removing, or lessening the frequency of aggravating causes from your diet and lifestyle, as well as by favoring balancing diet and lifestyle practices. For example, try eating something as cool as a cucumber when you're overheated, instead of a chili pepper.
REDUCE THESE RELATED SYMPTOMS & HABITSThe following symptoms & habits may be related to 'Can't stop eating once I start'. See your quiz results for a computerized assessment of your body type. Please click on the symptoms below to learn more about them.
Biocharacteristics of the 4,901 People Reporting Can't stop eating once I startOn average the biocharacteristics of people reporting Can't stop eating once I start were more aggravated than 51% of other symptoms. From the 4,901 people who reported Can't stop eating once I start in this study, average deviation in biocharacteristic levels were the following:
Risk Factors of Can't stop eating once I start
People who reported the symptoms below were also more likely to report Can't stop eating once I start. Overall, 15.42% of 33,917 surveyed reported Can't stop eating once I start.
Complications of Those Reporting Can't stop eating once I start
People who report Can't stop eating once I start are more likely to report the following:
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HOW AYURVEDA WORKSARE YOU WONDERING HOW AYURVEDA CAN HELP YOU?
WHY IS AYURVEDA THE RIGHT SOLUTION?Ayurveda strengthens the body, in addition to addressing the disorder. It take a holistic, systemic approach, instead of focusing only on the disorder in question. Ayurveda shows a person how to interpret signs and symptoms of imbalance, and how to address them using materials from home, so they can optimize their health on a continual basis. You can't take the doctor home with you, but you can take Ayurveda home with you. Ayurveda is the most advanced and easy to use home system for self healing with an exceptional focus on digestion.
HOW DOES AYURVEDA WORK?Ayurveda starts by identifying your body type, which identifies certain tendencies in your body to get sick (as well as identifying your strengths). It uses body type to determine the likely root causes of your disorders. Next, Ayurveda analyzes the nature of your disorder. It fits all your signs and symptoms into a pattern, expressed as a combination of biocharaceristics (gunas). For example, you may have a heat disorder, a cold disorder, or an oily disorder, etc. This simple categorical approach shows you how to correct systemic imbalances and strengthen your body as a whole.
On Joyful Belly, we've created an extensive categorization of food so you can easily match food to your imbalanced biocharacteristics. By eating an optimal diet that balances your biocharacteristics, your whole body is strengthened and the conditions that created the disorder are removed. Once the root causes of the disease are removed, the disease lessens in strength or disappears altogether. Additional remedies - such as herbs and lifestyle practices - focused on the specific disorder, can greatly enhance your healing.
GET STARTEDTo get started on your Ayurvedic journey, we first recommend that your find your body type by taking our free quiz. In Ayurveda, every solution is based on your unique body type, so by taking this quiz, you’ll get the best results.
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