Why fat people tend to overeat?

September 10, 2014 6:48 AM

18 0

Why fat people tend to overeat?

Triggers such as the smell of popcorn at a movie theatre or a commercial for a snack may have a stronger pull for obese people due to differences in brain chemistry, says a study.

Obese people tend to have greater dopamine activity in the habit forming region of the brain than their lean counterparts and lesser dopamine activity in the region controlling rewards, the findings showed.

Read more

To category page