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The real psychological secret behind losing weight

  Why is it that we call certain foods ‘guilty pleasures?’ Because you often associate unhealthy food with a negative emotion, like guilt or shame. A set of new studies argue that the emotional relationship you have with food impacts … Continue reading

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Hypnotherapy helps chicken nugget diet teenager

  Jump media player 23 March 2016 Last updated at 14:09 GMT A teenager who lived on a diet of chicken nuggets, chips and white bread has found hypnotherapy has helped with her diet. Hannah Pound, 16, has had a … Continue reading

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Sandrine Thuret: You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how TED Talk

Filmed June 2015 at TED@BCG London Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory … Continue reading

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Harness that voice in your head to make your body lose weight

“I’m often asked about the conscious and unconscious minds – what they are and whether they really can work together to help people lose weight. Well first, what’s the difference between the two parts of our minds?…The importance of setting … Continue reading

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Eating Nuts May Help Pause Path to Type 2 Diabetes

“SOFIA, Bulgaria — Eating nuts could help protect against the development of type 2 diabetes in individuals who are already at high risk for the disease, 2 new studies suggest…Researchers from Spain and the United States reported on the potential … Continue reading

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Cooking for your brain

Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Nov 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 The human brain is puzzling — it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense … Continue reading

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In praise of Mediterranean diet. Again.

“…diet is important not just for a person’s weight and appearance. It is also important for mental health in the long term. What you eat affects your cardiovascular health, your looks and your brain cells.” Lead author Georgios Tsivgoulis, MD, … Continue reading

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