Stress triggers comfort eating: Anxiety hormones stimulate craving for sugary foods, study finds

June 4, 2014 5:20 PM

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Feeling stressed encourages people to comfort eating, a new study has revealed.

Hormones activated when a person feels anxious or worried have been discovered in taste cells, which identify sweet, savoury and bitter flavours.

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