Social influence and eating for the wrong reasons

Many people who are obese or overweight are like that because they don’t have the right relationship with food. They may use food as a way to comfort themselves when they’re sad, or to keep themselves occupied when they’re not busy. Still others eat for the enjoyment of it. Just look at the way we entertain our friends. Everything revolves around food. We usually meet our friends for dinner at a restaurant or we invite them for a feast at home. Everything is about food and lots of it. This is a problem because when you think of food in this way, it’s hard to change what you’re eating.

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