Gluttony is the inordinate desire for food, unregulated by reason, knowingly exceeding need, for the sake of pleasure.        

Gluttony tempts us in 5 ways:  To seek food that is too much, too fancy, too expensive, to eat at improper/excessive times, or in hasty manner, or in a manner lacking manners & social consideration.

The 5 daughters of gluttony: Dullness of mind (whereas abstinence sharpens wits), unseemly joy (the appetites get disordered), idle talk, scurrilous behaviour (because reason is dulled and bad behaviour follows), bodily uncleanness.          

Reproduced under fair use from "Examination of Conscience for Students" by Fr. Dylan James,

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