Food is comfort, and a coping mechanism, and anyone that tells you otherwise is full of it.
But it is also fuel. It is also what builds your immunity, gives you energy to make it through your day, and powers you through exercise.
Just like with everything in life, you have to find a balance. You’re not required to resign yourself to eating plain baked chicken breasts and steamed broccoli for the rest of your life.
Oh, and another thing? It doesn’t have to mean hours and hours in the kitchen.