There’s really no debate that food can be a comfort. Whether stressed or depressed, almost everyone has a favorite go-to dish that seems to help make everything all better. Just over half (53%) of Americans indicate they eat more when they’re stressed and two-thirds (67%) agree they use their favorite comfort food as a pick-me-up. But there’s no shame here. As the ultimate food connoisseur, Julia Child, once said: “Everything in moderation… including moderation.” Americans seem to hold a similar viewpoint, as two thirds (66%) indicate they don’t feel guilty after indulging in their favorite comfort food.
So which food seems to do the trick? For Americans, pizza lands in the number one spot as the ultimate comfort food.
These are some of the results of The Harris Poll® of 2,252 U.S. adults surveyed online between December 9 and 14, 2015.
Looking at comfort foods, pizza tops America’s list of favorites. With a 15% slice of Americans hailing it as their number one, it gets more than twice as many votes as any other food choice. Chocolate and ice cream tie for second, at 7% each, while mac & cheese and chips round out the top five (5% and 4%, respectively). read more … http://bit.ly/1K8lll1