A new study explores how certain personality traits affect individuals' attitudes on obesity in others.
- The study compared personality traits and obesity views among more than 3,000 mothers.
- The results showed that the personality traits neuroticism and extraversion are linked to more negative views and behaviors related to obesity.
- People who scored high in conscientiousness are more likely to experience "fat phobia.
Turns out the more we desire a food, the more we have to consume to feel satiated.
- The brain's reward system releases dopamine when tasting food.
- Researchers at Max Planck discovered a second dopamine release in the stomach, affecting higher cognitive functions.
- The more we desire a food, the weaker the second release, which might lead to overeating.
If you're not failing, you're not learning.
- Diversity in exercise is an essential component of a good fitness diet.
- Constantly pushing your physical boundaries provides equally valuable neurological benefits.
- These seven exercises and tools are worth integrating into your regimen in 2019.
A new study out of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville traces a disturbing correlation.
- Before 1990, there was no noticeable correlation between obesity and poverty.
- Within a quarter-century, impoverished regions showed a massive uptick in obesity and type 1 diabetes.
- Researchers chart the relationship between "food deserts" along with obesity levels.
It isn't mind over matter as much as mind properly working with matter.
- A new Stanford study finds believing you have genetic predispositions for obesity and low exercise endurance changes your physiology.
- Participants told they had a protective obesity gene had a better response than those told they did not, even if they did not actually have the gene.
- Runners performed poorly after learning they did not have the gene for endurance, even if they actually have the gene.
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