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Pig Study Suggests Humans Are Predisposed To Overeating
2013-10-03 13:12:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By studying the eating habits of almost 1,200 pigs, Danish researchers have found evidence that humans may be genetically predisposed to overeating. Study author Haja Kadarmideen, a health and medical science professor at the University of Copenhagen, said his team wanted to learn why some of us seem more predisposed to reaching for the cookie jar. They chose to study pigs because they are a well-known model for studying human obesity...

2013-06-11 23:31:26

The Hungry Heart is bringing its unique form of overeating help to new locations in Southern California. The weight loss counselors and hypnotherapists will help people learn how to stop emotionally overeating in Westwood, Los Angeles, and Mission Valley, San Diego. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Hypnotherapy to lose weight has been proven to be an effective compulsive overeating approach treatment. The Hungry Heart is bringing its unique form of overeating help to new locations in...

Is Food Addiction Real?
2013-04-22 14:34:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The word ℠addiction´ was once reserved for the hardest and most dangerous of substances, and typically elicited an image of a person in a helpless and deplorable state of existence. Psychologists have since been testing the boundaries of this definition, finding examples of Internet addiction, gambling addictions and addictions to pornography and sex. Some have even discovered that the same portion of the brain...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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