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Fatty food cravings traced to gut-brain connection Neuroscience News

To summarize: Fat entering the gut triggers a signal that travels through neurons to the brain, driving cravings for high-fat foods. resource: Columbia University A dieter struggling with fatty food cravings may blame their tongue: the deliciousness of butter or ice cream is irresistible. But new research investigating the sources of our appetites has uncovered …

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Emotions affect alcohol cravings differently in men and women Neuroscience News

To summarize: In addition to alcohol-related cues, a person’s emotions can lead to alcohol cravings in men and women in opposite ways. resource: Alcoholism Research Society A new study shows that drinkers’ mood changes and exposure to alcohol-related cues — beer cans, bars and drinking partners — lead to alcohol cravings in men and women …

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