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Dec 11, 2014

Scientists create 'feel fuller' food ingredient

British scientists have developed an ingredient that makes foods more filling, and say initial tests in overweight people showed that it helped prevent them from gaining more weight. The ingredient, developed by researchers at London’s Imperial College and at the University of Glasgow, contains ...

Dec 9, 2014

Scientists find brain mechanism behind glucose greed

British scientists have found a brain mechanism they think may drive our desire for glucose-rich food and say the discovery could one day lead to better treatments for obesity. In experiments using rats, researchers at Imperial College London found a mechanism that appears to ...