Signs of Overeating Syndrome include:
- As infants, they often drink larger amounts of milk than recommended by the pediatrician.
- They are excessively preoccupied with food and eating.
- They are prone to eat in the absence of hunger when exposed to palatable food.
- They eat at a faster rate and often stuff food in the cheeks when eating.
- They have poor awareness of satiety (fullness) and enjoy food so much that they do not recognize when they are full and need to stop eating.
- They seek excessive amounts of food during meals and take food from others.
- They talk about food and seek food between meals.
- They seek food when they are emotionally stressed, and rely on drinking and eating to regulate their emotions.