Top 10 Comfort Foods
Whether you’re stressed or depressed, there is nothing quite like your favorite comfort food to make you feel better. So what is that go-to dish most of us prefer? Pizza. That’s the word from The Harris Poll, which surveyed 2,252 U.S. adults to find out their favorite comfort food.
The top 10 favorite comfort foods:
Macaroni and cheese
More statistics from the survey:
When do we turn to comfort foods? 45 percent say when they are stressed, 43 percent say after a bad day and 33 percent say when they are depressed.
We also turn to comfort food when we’re happy. 38 percent seek out comfort food after a really good day and 37 percent eat it on their birthday.
53 percent admit they eat more when they are stressed.
67 percent say they use their favorite comfort food as a pick-me-up.
66 percent say they feel no guilt after indulging in their favorite comfort food.
Pizza is the number one comfort food for all ages except those 70 and older, who prefer ice cream.
Pizza is the number one comfort food for both men and women. Coming in second and third for women are chocolate and ice cream, while men choose ice cream and chips in second and third place.
When we’re sick, our favorite food is soup, followed by ice cream, toast and pizza.
When it comes to celebrating a special occasion, our favorite foods are steak, cake, pizza and lobster.