ColumnComfort food might not have the effect you think it does.
It’s fall, which means it’s the season of comfort food. While in summer months you can happily get away with a tomato and cucumber salad, there’s something about the colder months that kicks your body into “I want something fatty and carby!” mode.
Seriously, you’re craving a dish of macaroni and cheese right now, aren’t you?
But does eating certain foods really make us feel better than others?
A study was recently published in Healthy Psychology titled “The Myth of Comfort Food.” Studying a …