Your Brain Anatomy May Play a Role in Determining Your Food Choices

Your Brain Anatomy May Play a Role in Determining Your Food Choices

Our indulgence in delicious but unhealthful food may not necessarily reveal a character flaw. Rather, our ability to exercise self-control is linked to our neurobiology, according to a new study. The findings of this study could be the first step for further research helping to find a better assessment and treatment of eating disorders characterized by dysfunctional control abilities like anorexia nervosa and binge eating, They could also aid the early diagnosis of other food-related disorders such as obesity by helping to identify as risk patients. "We can also use this to characterize people who might be at risk for eating...

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