- Mitzi Dulan, America's Nutrition Expert - https://nutritionexpert.com -

Are You Really Hungry? Physical vs. Emotional Hunger

Being aware of your hunger types can be very beneficial for someone trying to lose weight. When you are more aware on whether your hunger is physiological/physical or psychological/emotional, then you can be in more control, by learning the triggers. This will allow you to set an action plan to stop emotional eating in the future. Here are some tips on distinguishing the two different types.

Emotional Hunger

Physical Hunger:

0- Famished
1- Extremely hungry
2- Hungry
3- Slightly hungry
4- Almost satisfied
5- Neutral
6- Satisfied
7- Almost full
8- Full
9- Very full

With assistance provided by Colleen Poling [1]