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Dieting Forces the Brain To Eat Itself
When you’re trying to lose weight by cutting down on your food intake your brain  is busy chomping down — on itself. Researchers from Yeshiva University in New York have found that when a person diets, the sudden loss of nutrients causes the brain to try to conserve energy by devo…
US Government Mandates Fast Food Nutrition Labeling
In an effort to help people make more informed choices when eating away from home, the federal government is introducing mandatory nutrition labeling for fast food menus and vending machines. Items sold at movie theaters are exempt, which is odd given what calorie bombs those snacks can be. The prob…