Does Comfort Eating Decrease Stress? A Recent Study Says Hell No

Egis R.
4 min readJan 13
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Fuck — and I mean this in all sincerity — comfort eating. Comfort/emotional/stress eating, call it however you like, usually comes from the need to feel better and results in overdosing on ultra-processed crappy foods that are high in calories, fat, sugar, and/or salt.

But does comfort eating decrease stress?

Egis R.

I’m Egis, an online weight loss coach who has heightened BS sensors for fitness & nutrition. Only evidence-based & sustainable fat loss.