After a long, grueling day at work, many of us succumb to the call of comfort food (and in exorbitant amounts, too). When we are stressed, it becomes incredibly easy to forgo a healthy dinner of soup and salad and instead give in to our calorie-packed cravings—like that big bag of potato chips on the counter, or the pint of coffee caramel ice cream that’s been frosting in the fridge. And while it isn’t a bad thing to break our diets once in a while, stress-eating can quickly become an everyday habit that will take its toll on our bodies—without actually reducing the stress.

Not to worry, though—there are some foods that have been proven to alleviate tension and are figure-friendly to boot. In the gallery below, we’ve compiled 15 foods that should help de-stress you from your office woes—and deter you from wolfing down that ill-advised mac ’n’ cheese. Read on!

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