March 15, 2012 at 11:18 AM ET
If you're like a lot of women, you deal with anxiety by taking a soothing, hot bath…in alfredo sauce. New research by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirms what you've probably suspected: Women who deal with stress are more likely to binge eat.
Fear not, stress eaters: You are in good company. When the ladies discussed the study this morning, Hoda admitted that when she's feeling overwrought, no Oreo is safe, and that she once nearly demolished a "storage bin" worth of pasta and sauce.
"Did you finish it?" KLG asked.
"No, but I did damage," said Hoda.
Are you a stress eater? What's your stress snack of choice? Tell us in the comments below.
Julieanne Smolinski is a TODAY.com contributor. Her favorite aromatherapy scent is "nacho."