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Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress: Study

Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress: Study

Indulging in high-calorie ‘comfort’ foods when you are stressed can lead to more weight gain than usual, scientists say. Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia discovered a molecular pathway in the brain, controlled by insulin, which drives the additional weight gain. Using an animal model, the team showed that a high-calorie

job stress weight gain women

High job stress can lead to weight gain in women

Are you gaining weight suddenly? Blame increased stress at workplace, say researchers who found that heavy pressure at work predisposes women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education. The findings, led by the University of Gothenburg in Sweden researchers, showed that long term exposure to high job demands played a

Why we gain weight in winters decoded

Why we gain weight in winters decoded

Why we gain weight in winters decoded: Toronto, Need another reason to bask in the sunshine? Fat cells just beneath our skin shrink when exposed to the blue light emitted by the Sun, a study has found, explaining why we tend to gain more weight in winters.”When the Sun’s blue light wavelengths – the light we

Five signs that show you are not getting enough sleep

Five signs that show you are not getting enough sleep

Five signs show not getting enough sleep: In our seemingly always-on society, there’s great temptation to shortchange sleep. But sleep is a vital driver of every physiological system in the human body, and when we’re deprived of shuteye, health and wellbeing can suffer in many ways.Sleep is essential for growing muscle, repairing tissue, and synthesising