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If you slip back into your old ways on holiday and overeat, drink too much or fail to exercise - forgive yourself.
Why We Overeat and How to Stop" offers a groundbreaking approach that could change everything as Babcock utilizes basic brain science (which she explains in simple, everyday terms) to show why most of us continue to overeat despite desperately wishing we could stop, and why our efforts at change so seldom stick.
Although this is not the only reason why people overeat, the study provides new evidence that targeting neurons in the mesolimbic dopamine system -a reward circuit in the brain -- rather than targeting the whole body might be a better way to control overeating and obesity with fewer side effects.
The study concluded that limiting high-glycemic index carbohydrates could help reduce cravings in obese people and control their urge to overeat.
And if you know that you overeat when you're sad, don't let this study convince you otherwise.
While his points are often repetitive, the writing style certainly asserts Kessler's thesis: that sugar, fat, and salt affect the chemistry of the brain so that those who consume these products become addicted to unhealthy foods and proceed to overeat them.
CYPRIOTS have finally learnt not to overeat according to hospitals islandwide who reported very few or no cases at all of dashes to the A&E over the Easter weekend due to overeating.
Control your portion size It is unhealthy to overeat.
Fiona Hunter's Five Step Plan to Healthy Snacking: 1) Don't starve yourself between meals; snack at regular intervals throughout the day and you're less likely to overeat at meal times.
While most of us probably can't explain why we make particular food decisions, Wansink maintains people overeat largely because of their environment.
If you combine these triggers, you can see why it's so easy to overeat.
The non-inclusion of overeating disorders in the DSM is an apparent indication of the popular school of thought that those who overeat do so because they want to.