Stress Eating: Why do we do it?
Food / Food as Science

Stress Eating: Why do we do it?

It’s midnight and you’re studying for a midterm. Fueled solely by stress and caffeine, you don’t even notice as your hand reaches into a bag of potato chips. Why is it that when you are feeling stressed and upset, your body craves food? And not just any food, but addictive, unhealthy junk foods?

Turns out, a real reason exists for your cravings. Continue reading