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Brain Images Reveal Eating Disorders

July 16, 2010 by  
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Researchers at Brigham Young University conducted a study to help people who have eating disorders. New research suggests that even though women may claim to be comfortable with the way their bodies look, their brains disagree. Studies show 95 percent of those who struggle with anorexia and bulimia are women. Dr. Mark Allen, a neuroscientist, […]

The Psychology of Food Cravings

May 28, 2010 by  
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Why do we get intense desires to eat certain foods? For me, its strawberry pop-tarts — hands down. How about you? Although food cravings are a common experience, researchers have only recently begun studying how food cravings emerge. Psychological scientists Eva Kemps and Marika Tiggemann of Flinders University, Australia, review the latest research on food […]

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