July 24, 2014

Stress, Comfort Foods Can Pack Pounds On Women

[ Read the Article: A High-Fat Meal Can Decrease Metabolism After A Stressful Event ]

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have found that women who ate a high-fat meal the day after a stressful event metabolized food more slowly, and the daily effect of that habit could lead to a weight gain of up to 11 pounds in a year.

Credit: Ohio State University

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