It’s called comfort food for a good reason

comfort-foodsFew things are more welcome at the end of a long day on the road than something from that unofficial food group known as “comfort food.”

It may be mac’ and cheese, chicken pot pie, beef stew or, for our Canadian friends, poutine. But, whatever particular food gives you comfort when you need it, now there are scientific facts to prove why it does.

The good folks at have prepared this infograph to show you why certain foods comforts you, the most popular comfort foods around the world and how to make some of them.

But, before you dig in, use the comments section below to tell us your favorite comfort food. For extra credit, include where you get it or if you make it yourself. Share your recipe?

Source: Blog