America’s Favorite Comfort Food ‘Cures’ Sick Days in 30 Minutes

New York – Young parents are starting to feel better in less than 30 minutes after enjoying their favorite sick food. That’s according to a survey of 2,000 millennial parents of school-age children. The results showed that soup (65%), broth (42%), cookies (35%) and popsicles (35%) topped the list of parents’ favorite comfort foods.

Some less common (but still popular) comfort foods include stews (21%) and pasta (14%). While the kids’ favorite sick day food lists were similar, kids who weren’t feeling well were more likely to prefer mac and cheese (23%), toast (21%), pudding (20%) and oatmeal (14%) than His parents.

When asked about their least favorite sick meals, parents said spicy food (37%), chilli (21%) and ginger (16%) topped the list. Interestingly, parents don’t like mac and cheese to the same extent as their kids, with 12 percent admitting it’s their least favorite comfort food.

Conducted by OnePoll representatives DelsimThe survey results also revealed that the average parent has been enjoying their favorite comfort foods such as honey (27%) or toast (21%) for 13 years.

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According to respondents, the disease attacks an average of three times per year. 60% of the time, once the first person in the family starts showing symptoms, it takes 48 hours or less for others in the family to start showing similar symptoms. The majority of respondents (68%) admitted their child was often a case zero, more severely affected than themselves (18%) or their partner (11%).

Household responsibilities such as housework and cleaning (62%), running errands (61%) and hobbies (53%) are being put on the back burner until they recover. More than a third (36%) also admitted that they put cooking on the back burner, pun intended. This may have something to do with the fact that 83% of respondents believe they can recover faster if they get proper rest and rest.

However, that doesn’t mean parents won’t take necessary breaks and breaks with their children. When the whole family is sick, families get together to watch TV (71%), take a nap (69%), drink hot drinks (50%), and cook comfort meals (40%).

“It’s no secret that when disease strikes, it can completely paralyze a normal family,” the spokesman said. Albert So, director of brand marketing for Reckitt Benckiser’s Upper Respiratory brand, said in a statement. “Not only is it important to let your body heal, eating your favorite feel-better foods can not only relieve symptoms but also bring the whole family together.”

To prepare for sick days, most parents purchase over-the-counter medications (70%), monitor other family members for symptoms (56%) and contact work or school (51%). Others are simply changing their bedding (41%) and stocking up on favorite drinks (38%) and food (28%).

Symptoms that commonly prevent respondents from working or attending school include headaches or migraines (62%), nasal congestion (57%) and sore throats (55%). While 34% are trying to recuperate from a dry cough, a similar number (32%) want others with this symptom to stay home.Respondents also believe it is best to stay away from school or work if others have symptoms such as cough (52%), sore throat (51%) and stomachache (49%).

“There’s never a ‘perfect’ time to get sick. But the survey shows that little things like having a clean house (58%) or comforting meals ready to go (55%) can make things easier,” So added.

“Actually, Respondents said many of them (43%) eat soothing or comfort foods to relieve symptoms. When the whole family is feeling down, spending time with each other can make everyone feel better together. “

investigation method:

This random double-choice survey 2,000 Millennial Parents of School-Age Children be authorised Delsim between October 11 and October 17, 2023.This was conducted by a market research company one votewhose team members are market research association and holds corporate membership in the American Public Opinion Research Association (Asia Pacific Research Association) and the European Association for Public Opinion and Marketing Research (Esoma).

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