Food Discussion : Your Personality Could Be Making You Fat

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,



    Your Personality Could Be Making You Fat


    At any given moment, an estimated 108 million people in the United States are on a diet. But despite the fact that the U.S. weight-loss industry makes roughly $20 billion in revenue each year, people continue to fail for one reason or another. Part of the problem, new research suggests, is that our eating habits are influenced by deep-seated personality traits. Your neuroticism, in other words, could be partially responsible for your love of chocolate and cheese ...


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    Interesting news for extroverts, the conscientious among us, and neurotics.

    https://www.yahoo.com/health/your-personality-could-be-making-you-fat-114403237448.html

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    Psychologists found the personality traits that make people fat


    ... These traits are considered to remain stable over a lifetime:

    • Extroversion, or how much you need contact with other people

    • Openness to experience, or how much you desire novelty

    • Conscientiousness, or how much you need to follow the rules

    • Agreeableness, or how much you need to feel liked

    • Neuroticism, or how easily your emotions are affected

    Interestingly, these traits showed themselves in different eating behaviors ...


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    (YouTube/Carl's Jr.)Emotional eaters have a personality type.The next time you feel fat, don't stare at your scale wondering what went wrong.


    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/psychologists-found-personality-traits-people-201259728.html

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