News tagged with hunger

Immune system molecule affects our weight

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified a molecule in the immune system that could affect hunger and satiety. The researchers hope that new treatments for obesity will benefit ...

Sep 24, 2012
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Should we sleep more to lose weight?

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that sleep behavior affects ...

Jul 10, 2012
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Clinical trial teaches binge eaters to toss away cravings

Of 190 million obese Americans, approximately 10-15 percent engage in harmful binge eating. During single sittings, these over-eaters consume large servings of high-caloric foods. Sufferers contend with weight gain and depression ...

Feb 10, 2012
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Hunger and hormones determine food's appeal

(Medical Xpress) -- It’s been said that there are two kinds of eating: eating to survive, or satisfy hunger, and eating for pleasure. The pathways in the brain that control each urge have been studied independently. ...

Nov 25, 2011
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Habit makes bad food too easy to swallow

Do you always get popcorn at the movies? Or snack while you're on the couch watching television? A new paper by USC researchers reveals why bad eating habits persist even when the food we're eating doesn't taste good. The ...

Sep 01, 2011
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