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Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'

Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'

Health
Children who eat more or less when stressed or upset have learned the behaviour rather than inherited it, a study suggests.A study by University College London found home environment was the main cause of emotional eating. And this was due to parental behaviours including giving upset children their favourite food to soothe them. But eating-disorder charity Beat says parents shouldn't be blamed for children's eating issues.Emotional eating "indicates an unhealthy relationship to food", said senior lead researcher Dr Clare Llewellyn."Rather than finding more positive strategies to regulate their emotions, they're using food," she said."A tendency to want to eat more in response to negative emotions could be a risk factor for the development of obesity. A...
Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Kelce gives emotional Super Bowl speech

Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Kelce gives emotional Super Bowl speech

Sports
Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Veteran Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce gave a very emotional speech after winning Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots.Kelce, 30, joined the Eagles in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He has started every game on the Eagles' offensive line for the last three seasons. He talked about his road into the NFL and eventually winning the big game, while battling back a stream of tears.Before this postseason, the Eagles were 0-1 in the playoffs during Kelce's career."It's hard to put into words," Kelce said after the game. "The last two weeks after we won, I found myself in the shower crying, dreaming of this moment.""You work so hard your whole life to get here. Everything culminates and I can't help but think back to a quote my grandfather gave me from Ca...
Emotional toll of diabetes 'needs more recognition'

Emotional toll of diabetes 'needs more recognition'

Health
Many people living with diabetes are struggling with related emotional problems - an issue that needs support and recognition, a charity says.Diabetes UK surveyed 8,500 people about diabetes and how it affected their daily life.Three in five said their condition made them feel down. Of those in employment, 16% felt discriminated against at work - and 7% had not even told their employer about their diabetes.Clare (not her real name), 26, says she had to quit her job as a management consultant as a direct result of her diabetes.She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 13. Despite being one of 4.5 million people affected by the condition in the UK, she says the "lack of understanding" she encountered in the workplace left her feeling "frustrated, anxious and stressed"."I was const...