Psychology & Psychiatry

When psychotropic medications are used as recreational drugs

Recreational, abused drugs (e.g., cannabinoids; cocaine; and MDMA/ecstasy) appear to increase dopaminergic signaling in the mesolimbic reward pathway which, in turn, reinforces the subjective rewarding, and euphoric effects ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Here's why we crave food even when we're not hungry

Food cravings are very familiar to most people. We may see or smell food and want to eat, or sometimes we suddenly feel like eating something delicious. These intense desires occur even when we're not hungry and can be very ...

Overweight & Obesity

What food cravings tell us about the quality of our diets

Do you dream of ice cream in a Zoom meeting or reach for potato chips as you check the latest COVID-19 stats? You may be experiencing something deeper than a whim, according to a team of scientists at the Human Nutrition ...

Health

Study reveals plant compound beats sugar cravings

With millions of people around the world still confined to their homes due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, many have reported over-indulging in home-baking, snacks and sugary treats, potentially leading to increases in ...

Health

Say yes to yummy, healthy yogurt

(HealthDay)—Creamy and rich, yogurt is a versatile dairy food that can be turned into delicious meals.

Health

Four strategies to cope with a food craving

(HealthDay)—Sticking with a diet starts with having a plan that maps out meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. After all, if you feel satisfied, you'll be less likely to rummage through your kitchen ...

Medications

New lockbox helping curb opioid addiction

Addiction treatment centers have long had trouble retaining patients in medication assisted treatment. However, medication-assisted treatment is an approach used for addiction recovery that utilizes medications like Suboxone, ...

Health

Quick fixes: 3 ways to combat food cravings

(HealthDay)—If you think your inability to control food cravings is all in your head, you're right. Losing weight is about more than cutting calories—you also have to resist food urges.

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Crave

Crave or craving may refer to:

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