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2012-06-25 21:17:07

A pre-diet measurement of two hormones related to weight regulation can help predict which dieters will be more likely to maintain their weight loss and who will not.

2012-06-25 21:06:04

A new study suggests that the appetite-inducing hormone ghrelin increases the incentive for humans to eat high-calorie foods, even on a full stomach.

2012-06-25 10:55:40

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have zeroed in on a set of neurons in the part of the brain that controls hunger, and found that these neurons are not only associated with overeating, but also linked to non-food associated behaviors, like novelty-seeking and drug addiction.

Appetite Control With New Brain Receptor
2012-06-08 06:08:39

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center recently discovered how to help people in their goals for weight loss; a brain receptor that was found to have abilities to help regulate appetite.

2012-05-29 23:02:04

PharmaCo Labs (SupplementsToWeightLoss LLC) today announced that their non-prescription weight loss pill, PhenObestin 37.5, has been proven to help people lose weight as quickly as prescription

Obesity Genes Lead To Increased Appetite, Poor Dietary Choices
2012-05-24 05:10:55

Researchers recently acknowledged that people who have particular “obesity genes” are more likely to eat more meals and snacks as well as consume more calories or foods high in fat and sugar.

Ghrelin Can Cause Some People To Reward Themselves With Even More Food
2012-05-07 12:21:05

New research reveals how our minds may be hard-wired to chemically reward ourselves with delicious food, no matter how full we feel.

2012-05-03 09:06:03

It seems improbable that a baby born underweight would be prone to obesity, but it is well documented that these children tend to put on weight in youth if they're allowed free access to calories.

Lack  Of  Sleep Is Linked To Obesity, New Evidence Shows
2012-04-17 08:59:06

Under 6 hours of sleep can impact appetite regulation and increase BMI


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.