Midnight snacking, overeating, skipping meals, purging out eaten meals or only eating fast food are some examples of unhealthy eating habits. The underlying causes for these behaviours must be addressed if you want to control them.The fear of gaining weight and the obsession to look a certain way to meet beauty standards is also highly prevalent.
Issues such as a negative body image and eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and purging behaviour arise when an individual has a negative self-image that they start associating with food intake.
Unhealthy food habits are a result of peer influence, easy access to fast food, addictive behaviours, and being raised by caregivers who lack knowledge of proper nutrition in case of childrenHowever, this feeling can be countered correctly by effectively seeking expert help.
Our mental health affects how we think, feel and act. And sometimes, we’re not completely ok – and that’s fine. Talk to a counsellor to reclaim your emotional, psychological and social wellbeing.
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Disclaimer: According to an individual’s case severity, the sessions might vary.