What you remember of your last meal affects when and how much you eat next time around. Neuroscientists have now identified neurons in the brain's hippocampus that are crucial to this process.
This is what happens when emotions eat you up.
First study to look at binge eating during pregnancy and the long-term outcome for mother and child.
Shakespeare wrote of the 'seven ages of man', and our appetite for food changes as we age too – with implications for our health.
Understanding the psychology behind why we overeat can help us to consume less.
The color scheme, the music, even the weight of the servers – all can play a role in getting customers to spend money.
We usually consume about three times the necessary daily calories over the Christmas period.