Don't let the economy negatively affect your waistline
Last updated 12/11/2008 at Noon
The current economic crisis has done a great deal to increase stress across the country.
From average folks worrying about their next paycheck to top financial executives worrying about their next bailout, our current economic problems have most of us feeling more anxious.
Unfortunately, many people react to high stress levels by turning more to something we all find comforting – food. It’s called “stress eating” because it feeds an emotional rather than a physical hunger.
We do it because food, especially sweet things, triggers emotional and chemical reactions in our bodies that...