Dieting forces brain to eat itself: study

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A cross-section of the human brain

A lack of nutrition when dieters are trying to lose weight forces their brain cells to eat themselves, making the feeling of hunger even stronger, scientists claim.  Brain cells begin to eat themselves like other parts of the body do as a last-ditch source of energy to ward off starvation, a study found.

New Wonder Drug Tackles Obesity, Diabetes, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol All in One Jab

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New diet wonder drug may be available in 3 years.

A four-in-one diet drug that can help a woman drop two dress sizes in six months has been developed by scientists.  The jab, which could be available in three years, also lowers blood pressure, raises ‘good’ cholesterol, and can prevent and even cure diabetes.

 

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Link Between Obesity and Germs in the Intestine

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Germs in the gut linked to appetite

Germs in the gut may help drive appetite, says new research into the link between obesity and bacteria. Previous studies have shown that overweight people and normal-weight people harbor different types and amounts of microbes that naturally live in the intestine. To determine why, scientists are peering into mice.

 

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Finally, A Chocolate That Makes You Lose Weight

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Covcoa BIO in Spain claim that special amino acids contained in the recipe trick your brain into believing you’re not hungry

It’s a sweet idea that sounds too good to be true  –  a chocolate that helps you lose weight.  Yet according to the makers, that’s exactly what a new brand of chocolate will do.

 

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The Manipulation Of Smell Can Lead To Losing Weight

The Manipulation Of Smell Can Lead To Lose Weight

Smell your way to losing weight

Like almost every dieter in America, Wendy Bassett has used all sorts of weight-loss products. Nothing worked, she said, until she tried Sensa: granules she scatters on almost everything she eats, and which are supposed to make dieters less hungry by enhancing the smell and taste of food.

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