04/12/2013 04:22 GMT | Updated 03/02/2014 05:59 GMT

How Stress Affects Your Food: From Distorted Tastes To Comfort Eating

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Cooking for guests, when you're not used to it, can be hard on the nerves. It's often the stress that is the sole cause of things going wrong - from the jangly clanging of heavy metal utensils dropped on the floor, to kitchen accidents with burned arms, sticking plasters, and so-so food often the end result.