There are plenty of people out there who rely on comfort food to get them through stressful times in their life.

And now, a new study shows that comfort food actually helps people fight loneliness.

Researchers found that different groups of people, when lonely, were able to boost their mood when eating.

So, instead of feeling helpless and depressed, their moods were described as cheerful and bright -- all because of comfort food.

What is your number one comfort food? What is your weirdest comfort food?