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Can emotional feeding lead to obesity?

parenting alert about emotional feeding. A new study shows offering children a food as a comfort or a reward can lead to emotional eating. Dr. Jen Ashton is here. As parent, you play a big role in shaping the eating habits of your kid. Yeah, no question. Are you emotional eaters?

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
Emotional eating is simply increased hedonic responses induced by sugars and fat that cause increase dopamine responses with increased inflammation of hypothalamus to disrupt satiety signals. The end result is increased calorie consumption.

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