Defining stress eating and the reasons why we eat
How the type of stress and available foods change our eating behaviors
Why processed foods are so appealing
The relationship between stress (cortisol) and weight gain
Strategies to control stress eating
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Yau & Potenza, 2013. Stress and eating behaviors.