Exercise can increase junk food cravings

Exercise can increase people’s desire to eat high-fat, sugary foods such as doughnuts and prevent them from achieving weight loss goals, according to a Queensland University of Technology study. Researchers found four of the 34 people who completed a 12-week supervised exercise program failed to achieve weight-loss targets. The group of “non-responders” had increased cravings for all food categories tested, particularly high-fat, sweet foods including doughnuts and milk chocolate.

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