University of Miami http://nhpr.org en People Choose High Calorie Food When Stressed http://nhpr.org/post/people-choose-high-calorie-food-when-stressed <P>Research from the University of Miami provides an alternative to commonly held beliefs on why we are drawn to high calorie foods and insight into the continued popularity of high fat food since the great recession. Stress, not <A href="http://nhpr.org/post/pig-out-winter-or-when-moneys-tight-blame-evolution">piggishness</A>, may trigger the choice of the double cheeseburger instead of the grilled chicken salad. We talk to <STRONG>Tony Salerno, </STRONG>a PhD candidate and co-author of the paper <A href="http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130122143226.htm" target=_blank>“Life-History Strategy, Food Choice, and Caloric Consumption”</A> to get the skinny on the link between stress and food choices. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:41:06 +0000 Virginia Prescott 21368 at http://nhpr.org People Choose High Calorie Food When Stressed