Will one night of binge eating cause you to gain weight? Jumping ship on your profile can be a dangerous act, but no one is perfect. Finding a balance is what keeps you from binge eating. To gain weight overnight you would have to consume somewhere between 3,000 – 5,000 calories in approximately one day depending on where you BMR is.
The important thing is to not let the number on the scale scare you. It’s ok to enjoy some foods occasionally, as long as it’s not occasionally everyday or every weekend. It’s important to understand why you binged and be mindful of the stress inducing causes. Your profile allows for incidentals, which is your chance to bring in something of your choice that you may not eat all the time. Utilize this wiggle room to keep your new lifestyle long term, sustainable and less stressful.
Secret: Studies have scientifically shown completely restricting is the leading cause of binging. Stress and anxiety are a close second. Learn to address these issues in a healthy manner through moderation, portion control and exercise.