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When emo­tions run amok, eat­ing can get out of con­trol. Yet re­search pub­lished in the jour­nal Eat­ing Be­hav­iors found that med­i­tat­ing as lit­tle as eight min­utes a day for eight weeks can stop binge eat­ing for good. “Prac­tic­ing med­i­ta­tion in­creases aware­ness, par­tic­u­larly to what drives our be­hav­ior,” Wolever says. So in­stead of eat­ing on au­topi­lot, you’re more mind­ful of trig­gers and less likely to overeat.

Dis­con­nect from crav­ings.

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