A 46-year-old member asked:
Is having a guilty conscious about food a healthy way to lose weight?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 42 years experience
No: A guilty conscience about food is not a healthy way to lose weight. Healthy food nourishes your body and keeps it running well. Emotional problems can sometimes confuse and complicate the process of eating, though. For instance, some with binge eating disorder suffer guilt about food. See your physician if you're concerned about your weight or your feelings about food.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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