Feeling hangry is more than just a drop in the blood sugar, according to a new study published by the APA. Personality, environment, and context of a situation can trigger negative emotions due to hunger.
Neuroscience June 12, 2018
After losing a large amount of weight, most people experience an increased feeling of hunger and this was previously thought to be entirely psychological. However, a recent study proved there are physical mechanisms working behind.
Public Health February 9, 2018
There's no time to waste when it comes to climate change. Heat waves, disease outbreaks, and hunger could kill more people as Earth heats up, warned scientists at the recent Climate and Health Meeting in Atlanta.
Earth/Environment February 17, 2017
A procedure used to stop stomach bleeding may soon offer less invasive option to treat obesity. Bariatric artery embolization was found effective in reducing hunger and sustaining weight loss.
Life April 4, 2016
Increased intake of plain drinking water was linked to reduced daily calorie intake as well as decreased sugar, fat, sodium, and cholesterol consumption. This echoed previous recommendations to make plain water one's beverage of choice when thirsty.
Life March 4, 2016
Scientists confirmed that being 'hangry' is an actual condition caused by low blood sugar. According to studies, the brain cannot function properly when it doesn't get enough fuel, causing people to be more irritable and aggressive.
Life January 4, 2016
Experimental rats with restricted feeding schedules learned to eat more as assisted the hunger hormone ghrelin. Previous research emphasized ghrelin's ability to increase both circadian and external cues in increasing food intake and therefore driving obesity.
Life December 19, 2015
A new study conducted by Rouen University researchers in France suggests that E. coli bacteria commonly found in the stomach of humans help trigger a hunger-satiating effect in the brain. This event often occurs around 20 minutes after the start of a meal.
Life November 27, 2015
Diabetes is a growing concern worldwide as it also increases a person's risk for cardiovascular disease. Being wary of the symptoms of this disease can pave way for early detection and treatment.
Life November 16, 2015
A new study conducted by the Harvard Medical School and Edinburgh University found a way to mitigate the feeling of hunger in people by altering a part of the brain called melanoncortin 4 receptor-regulated. The researchers believe that this brain circuit can be influenced through drugs in order to help people regulate their weight.
Life April 30, 2015
Fructose-rich food items and beverages may make people hungry when compared to glucose rich food. Ingesting fructose releases smaller amount of hormones such as insulin that does not give the feeling of being full.
Life December 12, 2014
Hunger and malnutrition affect half of the people on Earth, a problem being tackled by the United Nations and World Health Organization.
Life November 19, 2014
Making a choice with an empty stomach could be a good idea, findings of a new study suggest. In three experiments, people who were hungry made better decisions than their counterparts who had a generous meal.
Life November 4, 2014
Men tend to find larger and big-breasted women attractive when they are hungry. The attraction wanes once they have eaten a good meal.
Life June 11, 2014
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