High-fat diet alters reward system in rats

Exposure to high-fat diet from childhood may increase the sensitivity of the dopamine system later in adulthood, according to a study in male rats published in eNeuro. The research describes potential mechanisms that, if translated to humans, may drive people to seek foods that contribute...
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A flip switch for binge-eating?

Researchers have identified a subgroup of neurons in the mouse brain that, upon activation, immediately prompt binge-like eating. Furthermore, repeated stimulation of these neurons over time caused the mice to gain weight. The zona incerta (ZI) is a relatively understudied part of the brain. Intriguingly,...
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Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods

Latest Diet & Weight Management News (HealthDay News) — Following a Mediterranean diet offers plenty of health benefits, but as a bonus, such foods can be kid-friendly. Here’s how to include Mediterranean-style foods in your meals: Focus on fruit, veggies and whole grains. Instead of...
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Ways to Track Weight Loss Success

By Joan McCluskyHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Self-monitoring is part of virtually every weight loss plan, and weighing yourself is a key part of self-monitoring. After all, the one thing every dieter wants to see...
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