Comfort Eating in Isolation

People have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and our subsequent collective self isolation in a plethora of ways, but weather it be panic buying rice and pasta, gouging on contact free take away, or ‘iso-baking’ many of us have turned to food as a source of comfort during these trying times. But how exactly does eating help us humans deal with our emotions, and why is it that we gravitate toward certain foods during times of trouble?

To find out more we were joined by Joanne Dickson, Associate Professor of Psychology from Edith Cowan University

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