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September 9, 2018

Understanding your metabolism.

Understanding your metabolism. Human beings, like any other thing in the universe, cannot escape the laws of thermodynamics. Matter can neither be created nor destroyed, only transformed. Food serves as fuel and raw materials for the entire body. The balance between what goes into the machine and what is used […]
January 18, 2019

New research: Neurocognitive and Hormonal Correlates of Voluntary Weight Loss in Humans

Dr Maurice Larocque and McGill University SUMMARY Insufficient responses to hypocaloric diets have been attributed to hormonal adaptations that override self- control of food intake. We tested this hypothesis by measuring circulating energy-balance hormones and brain functional magnetic resonance imaging reactivity to food cues in 24 overweight/obese partic- ipants before, […]