Ever eaten that last slice of pizza, even though you’ve had enough? Or polished off kids’ leftovers, despite already feeling full? Here’s what’s happening and how to fix it.
Your body might need a nudge to return to its pre-lockdown weight. And it’s probably better to act now than wait.
Our study found that people who prepared their own food or watched their food being made ate more on average.
If dietary guidelines are going to work, they need to be more specific about what ‘variety’ means.
All too often the medical community ‘fat-shames’ patients trying to lose weight, when in fact obesity and overweight are complicated medical issues.
The human body is built to adapt to the sudden stress of overeating.
It’s incredibly difficult to will away bad habits. But two simple strategies can make things easier.
Your body doesn’t know when you’ve overeaten, but exercise can help.
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.