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Appetite

Avocados Can Keep the Munchies at Bay + 7 Other Reasons to “Add Avocado”

Posted February 20, 2014

Scientists may have found a helpful aid for those who struggle with keeping excess pounds off. If attacks of the munchies frequently descend upon you between meals, avocados may keep these weight-control villains away. A recent study shows this fruit can satisfy hunger pains and make people less likely to snack.

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Lose Weight with This Surprising Natural Appetite Suppressant That’s Healthy for You

Posted February 20, 2014

Don’t reach just for any appetite suppressant supplement to curb your hunger pains and lose weight. There is a new natural appetite suppressant that will not only stop your hunger and help you lose weight, but is healthy for you as well.

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Study: Tackling Appetite Could Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Posted February 18, 2014

A heartier appetite is linked to more rapid infant growth and to genetic predisposition to obesity, according to two papers published in JAMA Pediatrics. The studies investigated how weight gain is linked to two key aspects of appetite, namely lower satiety responsiveness (a reduced urge to eat in response to internal ‘fullness’ signals) and higher food responsiveness (an increased urge to eat in response to the sight or smell of nice food).

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Excess weight linked to brain changes that may relate to memory, emotions, and appetite

Posted February 12, 2014

Being overweight appears related to reduced levels of a molecule that reflects brain cell health in the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory, learning, and emotions, and likely also involved in appetite control, according to a new study.

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A natural way to improve your digestive power with cinnamon

Posted February 2, 2014

In early civilization, cinnamon was used to treat everything from athlete’s foot to indigestion. The cinnamon herb is obtained from the bark of its evergreen tree that originated from Sri Lanka. The herb has many benefits across all cultures, and researchers are still studying more of its uses in laboratories. Cinnamon aids the digestive system in different ways such as soothing the stomach, increasing metabolism, increasing appetite, and relieving gas.

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Brain research reveals new link between high intensity exercise and appetite

Posted February 2, 2014

High intensity exercise suppresses yearnings for unhealthy foods, a study by Aberdeen nutritionists has found. We are more inclined to select low calorie options such as fruit and vegetables following one hour of running at speed, according to research published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Study seeks to explain what drives our appetites

Posted January 27, 2014

Understanding how early life experiences may affect food choices in adulthood will be investigated as part of a major new research initiative. The £7.4 million programme, funded by the European Commission, aims to find out what drives decisions of when we eat and the types of food we choose.

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Potential weight-loss mouth spray for fuller feeling

Posted December 27, 2013

A chemical naturally occurring in the body, already proven to produce a feeling of being full when administered, has found an effective new route via a spray on the tongue, say health researchers from the University of Florida.

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Oatmeal Beats Ready-To-Eat Breakfast Cereal at Improving Appetite Control

Posted November 25, 2013

While obesity is a complex and multifaceted problem, much of the strategy behind combating it boils down to healthy eating habits. Taking into account the primary role of subjective appetite sensations in said habits, a group of researchers recently compared the satiety impact of two popular breakfast choices: oatmeal and ready-to-eat breakfast cereal (RTEC).

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Smell of Olive Oil May Make You Feel Fuller Faster

Posted November 19, 2013

We knew olive oil could work wonders for our brains, but could actually work wonders for our waistlines too? Turns out it just might. A new study shows that the aromatic compounds of olive oil trigger brain responses that mirror responses normally seen only after eating high fat meals, which could potentially help us reduce the number of calories we consume.

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