Why do women overeat? Most of the time women overeat simply because they are bored. 30% of women eat too much food because they are sad. When you eat too much because of a stressful event such as a romantic breakup, it's sometimes called "emotional eating." 9% of women reach for food when they are happy.
Here are the top 5 reasons why we overeat:
- Genes, you have seen your parents overeat all your life
- Low Self-Esteem