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  1. 1. Emotional Eating What is emotional eating? Deirdre Gsell Block D December 12,2011
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Emotional eating is the practice of consuming large quantities of food usually comfort foods or junk foods in response to feelings instead of hunger. </li></ul><ul><li>75% of overeating is caused by emotions </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rule your mind or it will rule you.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Horace </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s the most common situation that causes emotional eating? <ul><li>Emotions- sadness -anger –scared -jelalousy –ashameness –fustration -lonelyness –restlessness -boredom </li></ul><ul><li>Taking your mind off something by eating </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior and habits </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Enviornment </li></ul><ul><li>History and genetics- childhood - memories </li></ul><ul><li>School work- not doing well on tests - getting into trouble </li></ul>
  4. 4. What’s the most common situation that causes emotional eating? Cont. <ul><li>Usually in girls cases any extra weight is obligated that they have to lose – girls want to impress guys -girls want to impress other girls with how they look compared to eachother </li></ul><ul><li>Effect of celebrities on teens – teens see celebrities and see how skinny they are, they try to look like that -teens go on diets if the celebrity/ role model looks skinnier </li></ul>
  5. 5. What’s the most common situation that causes emotional eating? Cont. <ul><li>One in every one hundred women in the US, is a victim of emotional eating </li></ul><ul><li>“ Nothing will bring you peace, but yourself” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Ralph Waldo Emerson </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Why does emotional eating comfort people? <ul><li>People reach their “ weak spots” and eat their “comfort foods” when something good or bad has happened in their life </li></ul><ul><li>Happy- crave foods like pizza </li></ul><ul><li>Sad- sweets (ice cream, cookies) </li></ul><ul><li>Bored- salty and crunchy ( chips, pretzels) </li></ul><ul><li>Guys- prefer hot and spicy homemade meals </li></ul><ul><li>Girls- prefer chocolate and ice cream </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why does emotional eating comfort people? Cont. <ul><li>Mental switch goes off in peoples mind to tell them to eat. </li></ul><ul><li>People eat food to “cure” feelings – People express their feelings while eating –People eat to take their minds off of what’s going on in their life </li></ul><ul><li>People become attached </li></ul><ul><li>Food satisfies peoples cravings </li></ul><ul><li>“ Every step you take, is a step away from where you used to be.” </li></ul><ul><li> -Brian Chargualaf </li></ul>
  8. 8. What are ways to prevent emotional eating? <ul><li>Ask yourself questions – Am I hungry for junk food? – What else can I be doing instead of eating? </li></ul><ul><li>Try tips – Eat slower to avoid eating –Schedule something to distract you from eating –Eat healthier –Break habits as early as you can –Find other ways to deal with situations than to eat- Excercise </li></ul>
  9. 9. What are ways to prevent emotional eating? Cont. <ul><li>Get professional help- Therapists- Nutritionists- Your personal doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your mind off of food by texting/calling or hanging out with friends </li></ul><ul><li>“ It doesn’t matter how slowly you go, as long as you don’t stop.” </li></ul><ul><li> – Confucius </li></ul><ul><li>Stay at a healthy weight- Exercise-Energy balance </li></ul>
  10. 10. How can emotional eating effect people’s daily life? <ul><li>Develop bad habits that will be difficult to break </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional eating can effect your nutrition- eat too little- eat too much </li></ul>
  11. 11. Occupational Therapist <ul><li>Occupational therapist helps patients improve their ability to perform in living and working enviornments. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salary: Entry Level- $42,820 Average-$66,780 Highest-$98,310 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends: Careers in health care seem to be less impacted by a poor economy. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Occupation Therapist Cont. <ul><ul><li>Advancement: Health Care and Social Assistance, and Educational Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related careers: Recreational Therapist,Marriage and Family Therapist, Temporary Respiratory, Massage Therapist, Raduatio Therapist </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. High School Career Academies <ul><li>High School: Atholton High School </li></ul><ul><li>Career Academy: Allied Health Academy-Health & Biosciences Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>I picked this career academy because I am interested in health care, so I thought this academy would be perfect for me. And it fits with my career. </li></ul>
  14. 14. University of Maryland <ul><li>Located: College Park </li></ul><ul><li>Tuition:Non-resident fee- $26,026 Resident fee-$8,655 </li></ul><ul><li>Program requirements: 4 years English; 3 year Math(algebra,geometry); 3 years History; 3 years Science in two areas different labs </li></ul><ul><li>Average GPA in 2011=4.05 </li></ul>
  15. 15. University of Maryland Cont. <ul><li>Other info: Mascot-Terrapin; Strong athletic program; More than 500 clubs and organizations on campus with 35 fraternities and sororities </li></ul>
  16. 16. Community Service <ul><li>Volunteered at the Soup Kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>I volunteered because I wanted to help the community and be able to help people. Being at the soup kitchen, im making someones day better, and that’s a great feeling. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Prior Job Experience <ul><li>Jobs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Babysitting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Massage Envy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ruby Tuesdays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted a Senior Citizen Prom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Turtle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seventeen Magazine </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Prior Job Experience <ul><li>Accomplishments/Awards: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Awarded Student of the Month </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awarded excellent attendance record </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Citing <ul><li>Clip art </li></ul><ul><li>,r:0,s:0&tx=62&ty=85 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>