New research from the Cornell Food & Brand Lab, released today, explains how our mood controls the foods we crave-and ultimately consume. Here are the Cliffs Notes:
When you're in a good mood: You make better food choices because you're thinking about the future and how what you eat will affect it (i.e. you're going to choose oatmeal for breakfast over an egg sandwich to prepare for months-away shorts season).
When you're in a bad mood: Your focus shifts to the immediate sensory experience of eating. Reaching for fatty, indulgentRead More »from New Study: Why Our Mood Swings Control Our Eating Habits