Treatment through Healthy Food Habits: Binge eating is a kind of eating disorder which is characterized into uncontrollable eating in a person even when one is not hungry. On the other hand, a person suffering from Anorexia would eat very little, almost nothing despite having hazardously low weight. A person indulged in binge eating would rapidly eat an excessive amount of food in a gratuitous state which would be often followed by guilt and shame. Binge eating can be the result of Cultural and social risk factor. The social pressure to stay within may ignite the emotional eating tendency in some, as a result of which the person may indulge into binge eating or anorexia. Psychological risk factor – It is been said that depression and binge eating are directly linked. Low self-esteem, loneliness and certain levels of dissatisfaction may result into binge eating. Biological risk factor – Eating disorder may be genetic in some.
Timely treatment of the eating disorder is very important as it may be hazardous sometimes. As such it is advisable to build up a healthier relationship with food rather than avoid eating. Such people should avoid temptation to junk foods and remove other unhealthy food from the fridge and cupboards. One should eat healthy and nutritious food at a regular interval and fight boredom by engaging oneself in some useful activities like walking, painting, etc. instead of eating.
Dieting shouldn't be adopted in order to compensate for overeating as it may backfire, one should instead eat moderately and satisfy one's emotional need too.