Depression has been linked to several eating disorders, although it is not always clear which is the cause of the other. Obesity and depression are thought to be linked, either obesity as a long-term result of depression, or depression as a result of negative body image from obesity. Anorexia and bulimia have also been connected to depression, often as causes of depression.
As the winter months slowly darken the days our hibernation instinct begins to kick in and our thoughts turn to either sleep or food. That is the way it is for me anyway. And then you have the various holidays to contend with. Halloween candy is still in your cupboard, Thanksgiving is coming and of course that is all about food…