Obesity may be the Result of a Thinking Disorder

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 24, 2011 at 11:46 PM Obesity News
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Obesity has always been thought to be the outcome of a bad lifestyle. A recent research thinks otherwise, suggesting a link between a problem in the way thoughts are formed and the tendency for weight gain.
 Obesity may be the Result of a Thinking Disorder
Obesity may be the Result of a Thinking Disorder
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Researchers found a link between obesity and weakness in the area of the brain that is incharge of functions like decision-making, planning, reasoning, and organizational skills.

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Therefore, obesity should be treated like a brain condition rather than a lifestyle disorder.



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