One Thing You Should Never Do By Yourself

One Thing You Should Never Do By Yourself

More and more people are living by themselves, and households are getting smaller. While the freedom of living alone may be desirable, there are also some negative consequences. If you’re a single male, you may want to find a partner sooner rather than later because eating alone increases your chance of developing obesity by a whopping 45 percent. In 2016,

How Poor Sleep Makes You Fat

How Poor Sleep Makes You Fat

Burning the midnight oil when you get hit with a craving for wings? Like, twenty wings? With hot sauce? Well, you’re definitely not alone, and what’s more, our propensity to stay up late may be driving us to obesity. According to a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the body’s circadian rhythm (that is, it’s sleep cycle) is

Food Addiction is Real

Food Addiction is Real

In case the wide variety of food photography out there didn’t tip you off, people can be addicted to food. Hunger doesn’t even have to enter into the equation. This comes to us from a study published in Frontiers in Psychology. Researchers had groups of normally-sized people and groups of obese people look at series of images and click them

Being Fat Makes You Lazy

Being Fat Makes You Lazy

Do lazy people get fat? Actually, it may be the other way around—being fat might make you tired and more sedentary. That’s the gist of a new study published in Physiology and Behaviour. Aaron Blaisdell, a scientist at UCLA, put thirty-two rats on two separate diets for six months. The healthy group ate unprocessed foods like ground corn and fish meal

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