Well, yes. you can apparently.
I can attest to that.
While I was convinced that you can only binge on sugary -carb-loaded whatever ( I bet you don’t even need to use your imagination…everybody has a weak spot for something food concerned) –
Well- turns out calories are calories, and, much like finances, if you put in more than you take out you gain. (………..)
If you are one of that lucky bast% &#$ that his or her goal is to gain weight- well then.
I got nothing to say to you. I mean, really. nada.
I also ain’t got nothing to say to you if you have a perfect relationship with your body and with food.
You never overeat, you can eat 2 chips and be “full” (yea right), and the worst – you occasionally skip a meal just because you “forgot to eat”.
Not deliberately and mindfully wrestled with your weak willpower and intermittent fasted-no- you simply forgot.
what can I say? do people like that even exist?
The rest of us are struggling to shake off childhood eating habits, fears, emotional eating, stress binging, you simply love to eat, you appreciate the taste of certain foods, and you feel secure and content when you are full. etc.
and many other issues too.
The point is- apparently, just because you are eating vegan protein-dense nutritional organic healthy foods- does not mean you can eat as much as you want and not gain weight.
Unless of course, you are an elite athlete and train 14 times a week lifting weights, running like the wind, or swimming like a dolphin. ( they do swim fast, don’t they? in the case they are known to be slow swimmers, then think of another underwater fast swimmer).
Come to think of it- maybe these athletes can’t eat whatever they won’t either, I have no idea.
The thing is, I started practicing intermittent fasting, and many times I find myself overeating after fasting.
I am aware this is not the best-case scenario, not even remotely, but this is the truth .so.
Overeating is not recommended in my opinion not only from the caloric intake point of view but first and foremost because if makes you feel uneasy.
Bloating, heaviness, fatigue, you name it- I’ve experienced it.
I’ve been trying to make all kinds of adjustments, such as snacks and mindful eating, and I think that the key, at least in my case, is acceptance.
I need to accept my emotional eating, and when I will totally understand that this is part of me, and has been a part of my life since adolescence, then, and only then, maybe I will be able to work out the best way to get along with my eating habits.