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High-Fat Foods Can Cause Rapid Alterations To The Brain

Eating a diet of high-fat foods contributes to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, a Cell Metabolism paper finds[1]. The hypothalamus regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism. While research has pointed to how an unhealthy diet correlates to obesity, researchers haven’t explored how diet can bring about neurological changes in the brain. Led […]

Intuitive Eating – A Diet That Genuinely Makes Sense

Diets for weight loss usually involve restriction. The 5:2 diet relies on restricting calories, and the ketogenic diet relies on restricting particular types of food. Research suggests, however, that restrictive dieting can lead to a higher body mass index (BMI) over time and a greater future likelihood of being overweight. There is also evidence suggesting […]