8 Comfort Foods That Are Good For You

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Certain foods – ice-cream, meatloaf, potatoes, and sugary snacks – bring comfort by boosting the amount of serotonin and feel-good chemicals in the brain. However, most comfort foods only deliver temporary results and may cause you to feel worse later in the day. To be truly comforting, food should boost your mood and deliver sound nutrition without the crash that usually follows junk food consumption. So, the next time you feel down, don’t reach for the chocolate, choose one of the following healthy comfort foods instead.

1. Chicken Noodle Soup or Chicken and Dumplings

By changing a few ingredients, you can have all the satisfaction of your favorite comfort dish.

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