December 30, 2019
The pressure is on, deadlines are looming, and stress levels are nearly maxed out. Cue the pizza order, drive-thru stop, or late-night run for ice cream.
We’ve likely all been there, whether it’s work stress, school assignments, or a meeting gone horribly wrong…. We get stressed or frustrated and reach for high-calorie, unhealthy foods. But, does what we put in our mouths really affect how we actually feel?
That might seem like a silly question, but consider some of the reasons we choose the foods we eat. Is it comfort food? Is it a craving? Is it because we’re “hangry?” All of these are emotional reasons for eating. With that in mind, consider how you might feel differently if you changed the foods you ate.
Read more at How Does Food Affect How We Feel?