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These Easy Tips Can Help You Quit Overeating

Whether it be emotionally charged, out out of boredom, or pure mindlessness while at the table -- overeating is something we've all done at some point.

Our culture tends to overeat in general with large portions than ever, but you'd be surprised how much smaller of a portion you can eat and feel satisfied. Somewhere along the way, we've been programmed to eat until we are full, instead of eating enough to satisfy our hunger and return to neutral.

Whatever reason it may be to you, there are some simple tricks you can use on a daily basis to make sure you're more mindful of your consumption and keep things at a healthy level.

Here is a free (1) page Food Journal:

1. Drink more water

This may sound like a no-brainier, but the majority of people just do not drink adequate amounts of water. Dehydration accounts for countless ailments and symptoms we encounter on a regular basis, and you may not even be thinking your water intake is related. For example, hunger and cravings are often dispelled by drinking a tall glass of water. So whether it be getting smart water bottle that'll remind you to drink enough water, using a water intake app, or keeping your bottle by your side throughout the day -- do whatever is necessary to stay properly hydrated. You'll find your cravings dissipating, and you'll be less likely to overeat.

2. Don't eat while distracted

Whether it's in front of the TV or while playing with you phone on your lunch break, distracted eating can cause you to eat more than you were planning to eat. Even if you only have limited portion in front of you, you won't feel satisfied when you your're done, making you more likely to grab something unhealthy to "fill" you up the rest of the way. Be mindful when you eat, and you'll find that sa