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Comfort food may not be all that comforting

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Here's some disappointing news for hotdish lovers: All those comfort foods — childhood suppers and indulgent desserts — might not make you as happy as you think, according to a recent study from University of Minnesota psychology professor Traci Mann.  

She received funding from NASA for the study. The space agency is looking for ways to keep astronauts from losing weight during long missions,  like a mission to Mars.   

MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Mann about her research.