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Your Day in Health: One in 20 Women May Have This Condition

Can obese people smell better? Or is it just their imaginations?

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Your Day in Health: One in 20 Women May Have This Condition

Can obese people smell better? Or is it just their imaginations?

SCIENCE DAILY: Heightened Ability To Imagine Odors Linked To Higher Body Weight

The ability to vividly imagine the smell of popcorn, freshly baked cookies and even non-food odors is greater in obese adults, new research suggests. Vivid mental imagery is a key factor in stimulating and maintaining food cravings, which can be induced by the thought, smell and sight of food, say authors of a new report on the work." Read full story.

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The UK Sun: The Rise of the Drunkorexic: One in 20 Women Skip Meals to Save Calories for BOOZE

"Figures suggest many women are going without food, believing the less calories they eat, the more alcohol they can afford to drink. The alarming statistics were revealed in a poll, with experts warning the trend could be seriously damaging to health." Read full story.

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NY TIMES: When Athletes Go Gluten Free

A new, carefully designed study of the effects of gluten-free diets on athletic performance suggests that giving up gluten may not provide the benefits that many healthy athletes hope for." Read full story.

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