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Study Shows Comfort Food Can Remedy Sense of Loneliness

Lonesome? A Bowl of Mac and Cheese Might Help

If you're feeling down and out, that bowl of macaroni and cheese may just be the ticket. According to a new study conducted at the University of Buffalo, lonely participants were able to rescue themselves from their disconsolate feelings when they focused their thoughts on comfort foods.

The findings, which were published in the magazine Psychological Science, have implications about comfort food and its, well, comforting properties. Need to further that excuse to eat more meatloaf and mashed potatoes? Then head over to Slashfood for all the details.

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Susannah-Chen Susannah-Chen 4 years
Just staring at that picture comforts me. Now I want a big bowl of macaroni and cheese that looks exactly like that!
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