We all know the saying “comfort food” but why is it comforting? What is it about comfort food that we crave? But more importantly, if we are going to eat food for comfort, how can we make sure we are eating responsibly but still finding joy and comfort in food?
What is comfort food?
We all have that particular food that we turn to when we need a little pick me up. But comfort food traditionally gets a bad wrap. This is because it is typically energy-dense, high fat and sweetened foods.
Why do we crave comfort food?
There are a variety of re...