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Momentary changes in heart rate variability can detect risk for emotional eating episodes

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 8 May 2020

This research evaluates the success of an intervention aimed at alerting those prone to emotional eating episodes using a sensory signaling device measurement of heart rate variability, which is indicative of the onset of maladaptive binge eating. The researchers conclude that such sensory devices have the potential to succeed by triggering this audience's awareness and thus enabling them to modify their behaviour in time.

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Juarascio, A. S., et al. Momentary changes in heart rate variability can detect risk for emotional eating episodes. Appetite, Vol 152, 1 September 2020, 104698