Binge Eating Quotes (15 quotes)
Bounce Back From an Eating Binge
Jan Sheehan is an award-winning medical and nutrition writer, having entered journalism in She is a former contributing editor for "Parents" magazine. Sheehan has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Purdue University. The urge to binge is primal, an instinct intended to protect us from starvation. And who hasn't been a victim of that primal urge, falling off the healthy-eating wagon and indulging in an all-out pig-out? If you've ever eaten yourself into an ice cream coma, you probably know the pure pleasure of an extreme eating binge.
Why We Binge
The ability to recover quickly after a binge is absolutely essential to success in building and maintaining a healthy body and mind. Using these strategies, I limited weight gain to just 2 pounds after …accidentally eating like a pig for a 7-day cruise with luxurious desserts that often followed breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I was easily downing calories a day for a week straight. But the 2 pounds I gained were gone in a day. I used the excess energy carbs, mostly to refill my glycogen stores and fuel some absolutely killer workouts. But — more importantly, I went back to my normal healthy eating plan the second I stepped off the boat.