I Recent research from the New York University School of Medicine indicates that obese individuals have shrunken brains. To be precise, the brains of the obese seem to have fewer neurons in the areas that control impulses and eating behavior. Shocker, right? The NYU research compared MRI scans of the brains of obese and lean subjects and found that the former had more water in the part of the brain involved with eating, and “smaller orbitofrontal cortices” that may lead to less impulse ...

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