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According to the American Psychological Association’s recent "Stress in America™" study, stress can cause eating extremes on both ends of the spectrum—from skipping meals to overeating and choosing unhealthy foods†. It can be a purely Pavlovian response: Your boss moves a deadline up by two days, and you go straight for the chocolate or chips.
But, before you reach for your favorite potato chips, consider this: Are you truly hungry, or just upset? If it’s the latter, consider giving yourself a break: take a 15–minute walk around the block, or step outside with a good book. And be sure you’re taking some "me–time" every single day, even if it’s 30 stolen minutes in the tub.