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It’s important to never make a decision when you’re hungry. A hormone called ghrelin, that’s released before a meal is known to increase appetite. The...
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In a study done by York University researcher Caroline Davis and her colleagues at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is the first of its kind...
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Anorexia nervosa may not be categorized by a fear of gaining weight, but actually by the pleasure of losing it, says researchers. Additionally, the ph...
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There are effective treatments available for binge eating disorder (BED), concludes the authors of a new study and meta-analysis. Therapist-led cognit...
If you are a woman and thinking about having a baby, there may be nothing more heartbreaking than learning you aren’t pregnant after spending consider...
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A study done by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine discovered the more often a person logs into social media and the more time spent thro...
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Everyone knows about Facebook, it has become a global phenomenon and an active site for social interaction and comparison. With the increase in the us...
The media version of what a normal woman should look like has always been under strict scrutiny. Among actresses and fashion models, women are expecte...
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Male teenagers battling excessive weight are more susceptible to developing heart failure later in life, according to a new study conducted by Sahlgre...
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Eating too much food reduces the hormone levels that signal feelings of fullness in the brain, thereby leading to more eating, according to a new stud...