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Brain circuit responsible for overeating, sugar addiction identified

A new research has found the brain circuit responsible for making us feel addicted to sugar and overeating.

Festive food can prove harmful for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.

Food addiction is for real

Do you experience food craving just by looking at images of delectable food items regardless of how recently you had eaten? Check if your are overweight.

Inability to taste fat may cause obesity

People who cannot detect fat in food are more likely to overeat and therefore become obese, a new study has found.

Binge drinking could make you overeat

Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can make people consume about 6,300 extra calories in the next 24 hours, according to a poll.

Tips to lose weight and keep it off

Every overweight person would agree that losing weight is an uphill battle and maintaining the weight loss is a completely different story.

Whether you put on or lose weight depends on weekdays

A new study has revealed that just as there are natural sleep cycles, so are there natural weight loss cycles which have a lot to do with whether a person is slim or chubby.

Calling obesity a disease increases weight gain in overweight people

A new study has warned that terming obesity as an illness or a disease makes overweight people less alarmed about their health because they think that they have no control over their weight.

Tips to overcome eating disorders

Dealing with an eating disorder can be frustrating and tiring. Eating disorders are serious behavioural issues – they can be either severe overeating or eating extremely small amounts of food.

How to maintain long-term weight loss

Researchers have published new studies that show that long-term weight loss maintenance is possible if people stick to key health behaviours.

Trick your brain into making you eat less with these 6 tips

What and how much you eat matter a lot when you are trying to shed the extra pounds and most people don’t realise that many factors can influence those decisions. Experts believe that you need not exhaust your will power to restrain yourself; all you need to do is trick your brain into making you eat less.

Now, a smart bra to check overeating

British scientists have claimed that they have developed a smart bra that can detect mood changes to prevent overeating.

Brain circuitry that triggers overeating identified

Scientists have found that faulty wiring in certain brain cells could interfere with hunger or satiety cues leading to eating disorders.

Vacations could pose threat to mental, physical health

A new study has found that as we head into the peak season, the vacation travel can pose risks to our mental and physical health.

Sugary, starchy foods may lead to addiction

Eating sugary and starchy foods can lead to intense hunger and overeating, a new study has found.

Processed carbohydrates tempt people to overeat

A new study has found that eating highly- processed carbohydrates like cakes, cookies and chips could affect pleasure centers in the brain, leading to serious cravings that might cause people to overeat.

Looking forward to weekends! Tips to avoid 6 common health mistakes

Though Saturday and Sunday are theoretically devoted to rest, we`re not necessarily making the most of those precious hours.

Why women tend to binge eat more than males

Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, a new study has revealed.

Large portion size can cause overeating

People given large servings of food eat more than those given smaller servings, even after they have been taught about the impact of portion size on consumption, a new study has found.

Learning about impact of portion size doesn`t help people stop overeating

A recent research from the University of New South Wales has found people given large servings of food eat more than those given smaller servings, even after they have been taught about the impact of portion size on consumption.