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Friday, July 7, 2017 Comfort Food
Comfort food is generally consumed for the purpose of improving a person’s emotional status. People resort to comfort foods either to relieve ones self of negative emotions and feelings, or to achieve a sense of well being that helps in lifting one’s mood. Moreover, since comfort foods are consumed as “mood-lifters”, one generally tends to over-eat.
One concern that is often associated with comfort foods is that they boast of high calorie content. This results in a feeling of guilt being associated with the consumption of such foods. If a person is overweight, there is a high chance that he has a negative body image – perception of his own physical appearance. A negative body image in turn translates into low levels of self-esteem...Read More