Fit TV | Outsmart the Physiological Triggers to Overeat

VIDEO: Scientists have found that certain foods affect the brain and the way it responds to the hormones that regulate your appetite. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, tells you how to outsmart the physiological triggers to overeat.  Producer: Karen Owoc.  Director of Photography: Michael Davich.

Fit TV | Outsmart the Physiological Triggers to Overeat

Scientists have found that certain foods affect the brain and the way it responds to the hormones which regulate the appetite, but there are ways to outsmart the physiological triggers to overeat.

Expanded transcript from video… We all have a tendency to overeat once in awhile or perhaps it’s more than just once in a while – especially around the holidays.  But the good news is, scientists have discovered one of the reasons why – and it all has to do with the types of foods we eat.

New research shows that saturated fats crank up your appetite.  They found that not only do they affect our waistlines, but our brains as well.   Continue reading “Fit TV | Outsmart the Physiological Triggers to Overeat”