Listening to music helps in avoiding overeating
Yester: People often turn to food when they’re feeling sad or stressed, leading to binge eating.
A study found that when people feel stressed, instead of eating something, they listen to their favorite songs to relieve stress.
In the study, researchers analyzed how much women ate while listening to certain types of music to find out how much food and music can help deal with negative emotions.
In the study, women were made sad by recalling a past event. Afterwards, women who listened to music to relieve anger or sadness ate half the amount of snacks (chips, chocolate, popcorn) than women who did not listen to music. etc.) eat.
Music played included Amy Winehouse’s Back to Back, Eminem’s Mockingbird and Lincoln Park’s In the End.
The women who were made to feel sad ate about 35 percent more after listening to the music.
The researchers said their findings suggest that people may be able to avoid binge eating when they are angry or sad by listening to their favorite songs.
Dr. Helen Coulthard, an expert at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, said if you’re feeling stressed and you’re likely to eat a lot of unhealthy food, put on your headphones and listen to some good music. .
The procedure can also help people lose weight, he added.