Food Related Rewards: Should They Be Explored or Ignored?

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

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We’re sad…cookies! It’s hot…ice cream! Work is stressful…a bag of chips! Your kid potties in the toilet…M&M’s! Kids’ baseball game or even practice…juice box and pretzels!

We’re human; we commonly use food as a reward or to cope with our emotions. When negative and even positive feelings…