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The Dangers of Overeating You Should Know About Before It's Too Late

 With fast-food restaurants everywhere and grocery stores nearby, food is always there when you're hungry. However, as a result, you run the risk of overeating. 


Choosing healthy foods is never easy with so many delicious options. 


 But in the end, "the effort of choosing healthy foods is a great way to protect yourself from chronic illness" and still feeling full. 


 Here are some ways overeating can harm you. 

 Weight Gain 

 Overeating, and especially the wrong foods, catastrophically lead to weight gain. you will start to gain weight. 


 A 2001 article on obesity clearly states that overeating is related to obesity. And those who regularly overeat are not getting enough exercise. 


 Mental Health Hazards. 


 “Chronic overeating” can also affect mental health. A large part of your self-image and self-esteem depends on how you think about how you look. Very often, people who gain weight from overeating tend to lose self-confidence. 


 The downside is that it can lead to "depression" after a long time, according to Brown University. And when you have a negative self-image, it leads to "anxiety, intimacy and sexual difficulties and unnatural preoccupation with food and calories." 



 Disease hazards 


Overeating also increases your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. 


 Since obesity is the result of overeating, you are certainly at high risk for certain types of diseases such as "cancer, gallbladder disease, high cholesterol and sleep apnea". In addition, you are likely to have high blood pressure, which can lead to a stroke.

Other complications related to Overeating.

1. Overeating and obesity can also affect your self-esteem. People who eat a lot, avoid restaurants since they are ashamed of what people will say or think about their eating behaviour.

2. Overweight people are often ashamed of their bodies and will always remain indoors and avoid being seen.

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