2. Counting Calories
Diet Doctor goes as far as to call this behavior an “eating disorder”, which we usually associate with more serious problems such as bulimia (purging following eating). Calories count, but remember not all calories are the same (there are “empty” calories vs. good calories).
The online source stresses that being overweight for your body type is not the product of failing to count calories. It could be a disorder affecting your body’s natural regulatory systems. For instance, too much insulin in your body caused by eating too many sugary foods.