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Scientists have linked the eating disorder anorexia to variants in a gene coding for an enzyme that regulates cholesterol metabolism.
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Stimulating a brain region known to be involved in reward decreases binge eating behaviour in mice, a new study has found, which may pave way for treating obese patients.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 12:24
Making small changes in our diet over a stretch of 25 days or more every month, goes a long way in helping shed the extra pounds, says a new study.
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Even simple visual cues, like plate size and lighting, have been shown to affect portion size and consumption.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 12:37
Women who are over-worked or bored with their career are likelier to turn to comfort food like chocolates or biscuits.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 15:31
The smells and tastes that babies are exposed to in their first few weeks and months of life is associated with the foods and scents they grow to like.