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- The Emotional Eater eats whenever she or he experiences strong emotions of any kind — happiness, sadness, anger or frustration.
- The Designated Eater is the family member to whom others pass their leftovers.
- The Grazer eats throughout the day. It’s easy to underestimate the total calories consumed because each portion is small, and the grazer may feel as if she or he hasn’t eaten.
- The Unconscious Eater eats while watching television or reading and is unaware of what and how much he or she consumes — whether the food is healthy and whether he or she is full.