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Scientists Find Way To Switch Off Sugar Cravings In Mice

In an experiment conducted on mice, neuroscientists discovered a way to remove the cravings for sugar. They also managed to trick the brain into thinking that sugar tastes bitter.

Neuroscience May 31, 2018

Walnuts Can Help Control Appetite And Cravings: Study

Eating a handful of walnuts a day could fight off obesity. Researchers discovered how eating walnuts changes brain activity to stave off hunger and cravings.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 18, 2017

Scientists Identify Brain Circuits Involved in Cravings

Researchers from Dartmouth College unraveled the neural circuitry that is involved in suppressing and initiating cravings. The study will provide insight in fighting against addiction.

Life November 13, 2015

Blame DNA For Your Food Cravings: Gene Variants Make Some People More Likely To Eat High-Calorie Foods

For people who have a hard time resisting pastries and sweets, genetics may be the culprit. A team of researchers found a genetic variation that may be responsible for associating high-calorie foods with more satisfaction, possibly leading to obesity.

Life November 8, 2015

Playing Tetris Can Block Cravings For Food And Drugs: Study

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia and the Plymouth University in the United Kingdom have found that playing the popular block-shifting puzzle game Tetris could help curb the effects of various types of cravings, such as for food, drugs, sleep and sex.

Life August 15, 2015

Study Links Obesity To Acute Sense Of Smell

Individuals with higher body mass index have greater ability to imagine the smell of food compared with their slimmer counterparts.

Life July 8, 2015

Study Sheds New Light On Post-Marijuana Food Cravings

Researchers uncover what leads to the uncontrollable urge to eat after using marijuana, identify brain neurons as culprit. Pot-induced munchies a result of neurons out of whack.

Life February 19, 2015

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