Train your brain to crave healthy food

September 9, 2014

By Jacque Wilson It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants — craves, even — healthier foods. How? By following a healthy diet. We know, that wasn’t the quick fix to afternoon ice cream binges you were hoping for. But this research could lead to a more sci-fi solution to the obesity […]

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How being heavy or lean shapes our view of exercise

February 10, 2014

By Gretchen Reynolds Overweight women’s brains respond differently to images of exercise than do the brains of leaner women, a sophisticated new neurological study finds, suggesting that our attitudes toward physical activity may be more influenced by our body size than has previously been understood. For the study, which was published last month in the […]

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