Junk food diet may be worse for male brains

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Stuffing down a burger and coke may be more harmful for men than women, if the results of a new mouse study apply to humans.

Sugar 'not addictive' says Edinburgh University study

Posted in Medicine on 9th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, new research suggests.

Artificial sweeteners may lead to potential increased caloric consumption later

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

New psychological research provides clues as to why consuming such drinks can actually lead to weight gain.

Brain 'can be trained to prefer healthy food'

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, using a diet which does not leave people hungry, suggests a study from the US.

Health leaders call for emergency taskforce on obesity

Posted in Medicine on 1st Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

"An entire generation is being destroyed by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks".