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In a Study on our Brains in the ABC TV Catalyst Program.

Prof Margaret J Morris
Comfort eating refers to the use of food in a therapeutic way. So people using foods to reduce their stress levels or to make them feel better.

Prof Margaret J Morris said on the ABC TV Catalyst Program 17th March 2011 in her studies regarding Mood and Food:
"We found that a high fat diet or exercise had the same mood elevating effects"
"No, I think the occasional chocolate biscuit is ok, I think people need that release and its a pleasurable experience"

Read the transcript or watch the program here