How your brain plays a role in obesity and health
Your diet doesn’t only affect how you feel, it can affect your ability to think. This is the fifth installment in our series of eight articles on diet and health. Today we’ll consider the latest information about what food does to (or for) your brain, and what that means for a healthy diet.
Extensive studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and others have found new evidence that your brain’s biological mechanisms can play a role in obesity, diabetes, binge eating and even your desire to eat a high-calorie meal. These study results, released in 2012, showed: