Comfort Cravings

How to soothe yourself without food—and how to eat healthfully and mindfully

Why Do We Crave Chocolate So Much?

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I consulted a neuroscience expert to help us understand why we crave chocolate above and beyond many other foods. Dr. Stavnezer explains the dopamine connection and interesting chocolate research (and tips on how to cope!). Read More

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Susan Albers, Psy.D., is a psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness. 

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