Hedonic Eating: How the Pleasurable Aspects of Food Can Affect Our Brains and Behavior

Hedonic Eating How the Pleasurable Aspects of Food Can Affect Our Brains and Behavior Overeating and obesity are on the rise Despite public health warnings availability of diet books and programs and the stigma associated with obesity many people find it difficult to achieve and mai

  • Title: Hedonic Eating: How the Pleasurable Aspects of Food Can Affect Our Brains and Behavior
  • Author: Nicole M. Avena
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Overeating and obesity are on the rise Despite public health warnings, availability of diet books and programs, and the stigma associated with obesity, many people find it difficult to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight While there are many books on the topic of caloric or need based eating, obesity and overeating can also result from eating that is not driven byOvereating and obesity are on the rise Despite public health warnings, availability of diet books and programs, and the stigma associated with obesity, many people find it difficult to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight While there are many books on the topic of caloric or need based eating, obesity and overeating can also result from eating that is not driven by hunger Recent research found that excess food intake is largely driven by the palatability of food and the pleasure derived from eating Hedonic Eating How the Pleasurable Aspects of Food Can Affect Appetite discusses the pleasurable aspects of food intake that may cause and perpetuate overconsumption Broad in its scope, this book examines the various behavioral, biological, and social rewards of food The comprehensive chapters cover topics ranging from the neurochemistry of food reward to the hotly debated concept of food addiction, while providing relevant and up to date information from the current body of scientific literature regarding food reward.

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    1. Los cuestionamientos sobre la acción de comer.Nuestras preferencias y hábitos al comer tienen mucho que ver con nuestro cerebro.El circuito de recompensa revisado a través de diez capítulos. Analizando a detalle cómo se modifica nuestras redes neuronales, como se modifica incluso nuestro juicio en la elección de alimentos.Una revisión del placer y de los alimentos modernos, del estrés y cómo este afecta la decisión de que comer.También en este libro verás a detalle cómo los circuito [...]

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