Topic: Eating

What People Don’t Know About That Holiday Weight Gain

Dec. 22, 2015
Food

Most people are not aware of the potential for lasting effects of holiday weight gain. The temporary weight gain can lead to permanent weight gain.

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We Need to Change our Food System to Eliminate Food Waste

Oct. 13, 2015
Grocery Store

Unfortunately there’s no single solution to the elimination of food waste. If we resist the temptation to toss unappealing vegetable scraps and unwanted animal parts, or learn more about shelf life in our own homes, we can take a small bite out of the egregious amount of food wasted.

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High earners graze food more frequently, stay healthier

Dec. 1, 2009
High earners graze food more frequently, stay healthier

The more money you earn, the more likely you are to munch on a muffin or down a power bar at your desk. And the more frequently you munch, the better your chance of being healthy.

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Brain Signals Less Satisfaction for Obese People, Research Shows; Blunted Reward Response, Gene May Trigger Over-Eating

Oct. 16, 2008

Obese individuals may over-eat because they experience less satisfaction from eating food due to a reduced response in their brains' reward circuitry, according to a new study by Eric Stice, psychology researcher at The University of Texas at Austin.

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