Can comfort foods be healthy? There’s a reason why we crave comfort foods in the cold weather. Comfort foods are generally full of carbs and fat, which can increase serotonin production in the brain, giving us a feeling of well-being. Food and mood are connected – add in the dark and cold days of fall and winter and you’ve got us reaching for something to warm us up and lift our moods.
However, reaching for a hearty warm meal doesn’t mean you have to go overboard on calories and fat. Watch Rose on Breakfast Television for which comfort foods from your favourite restaurants to choose and lose!