Definitions for comfort food

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  1. comfort food(noun)

    food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking

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  1. comfort food(Noun)

    Certain foods that people associate with their formative years, or with u201Chomeu201D; frequently simple home-cooked style food, and often the staple of diners and other informal restaurants.

  2. comfort food(Noun)

    Food that one eats to feel comfort or alleviate stress rather than to receive nutrition.

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  1. Comfort food

    Comfort food is traditionally eaten food, or simply provides the consumer an easy-to-digest meal, soft in consistency, and rich in calories, nutrients, or both. The nostalgic element most comfort food has may be specific to either the individual or a specific culture. Many comfort foods are flavorful; some may also be easily prepared.


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