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If you eat too much or too little, then you may be having eating disorder

Food plays an important part in our life. Eating can make us happy as we bond over meals at home, workplace, luncheons, dinner and coffees. Healthy eating and regular exercising is easier said than done in today’s extremely fast-paced workaholic and stressful life. Food and weight can have a problematic relation and can be a […]

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Learn about effective ways to stop yourself from overeating

Excessive eating can be a bad habit or a sign of a disorder. Overeating can lead to sudden weight gain and eventually increase the risk of developing a chronic condition, such as diabetes or heart disease. Fortunately, there are ways that have been proven effective to help people manage food consumption. It mainly requires simple […]

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Understanding intermittent fasting along with its pros and cons

The term Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an eating schedule that comprises of eating and fasting phases; it can also be called intermittent calorie restriction. Here the focus is on when to eat, rather than what to eat, and hence it cannot be called diet, but rather an eating pattern or schedule. Any accurate diet plan […]

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New study reveals late night snacking tied to diabetes, heart disease risk

Health tips on how to stop overeating at night

A lot of people have admitted to binge eating at night. In an article published by Psychology Today, Dr Glen Livingston, Ph.D. presented the information he gathered from three sources: those who were successful in overcoming their binge eating problem, what most clients have done to fix the problem and a number of studies surrounding […]

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How diet changes the brain and promotes overeating

However, any action that we take has consequences at the molecular level, and experts know little detail about how our brains behave as the readings on the scales slowly go up. Scientists have implicated specific neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area, a region involved in survival mechanisms such as food intake, in signaling to the […]

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The body adapts to occasional short-term overeating, reveals study

Overeating has been found to impair blood sugar (glucose) control and insulin levels. A new study suggests that the duration of a bout of overeating can affect how the body adapts glucose and insulin processing when calorie intake increases. The article is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and […]

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Mediterranean diet protects against overeating and obesity, finds study

But in a study published in the April 23 issue of the journal Obesity, scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found that non-human primates on a Mediterranean diet chose not to eat all the food available to them and maintained a normal weight. “By comparison, the animals on a Western diet ate far more […]

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Can this new smartphone app prevent overeating?

Obesity is one of the most significant health concerns in the United States, and it affects more than one third of adults. Many conditions that are related to obesity are preventable, including high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. Progress has been made to address the obesity epidemic. After decades of increases in […]

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