From: The New York Daily News

Eating fatty foods make people feel happier, less lonely, studies show

The New York Daily News:

Stress eaters might reach for the pint of ice cream when they’re feeling sad, but not because it tastes good.

New research shows that fatty foods act as mood-lifters regardless of what they taste like, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation last week. Being delicious is just an extra bonus.

Conducted out of the University of Leuven in Belgium, 12 healthy, nonobese subjects were hooked up to gastric feed tubes and unknowingly given either a fatty-acid solution or a saline solution, AFP RelaxNews reported. Subjects were then exposed to sad or neutral music and images and asked to report how they were feeling.

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