Obese individuals have fewer pleasure receptors and overeat to compensate, according to a study by University of Texas at Austin senior research fellow and Oregon Research Institute senior scientist Eric Stice and his colleagues.
Evidence has shown that obese individuals have fewer dopamine (D2) receptors in the brain relative to lean individuals and suggests obese individuals overeat to compensate for this reward deficit.
Her comedic timing is perfect as she narrates her journal over an 18-month period in which she loses half her body weight through eating correctly, exercise, and delving into her neuroses to discover the real reason she overeats
Adaptive thermogenesis can also kick in when an animal overeats
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): In a bid to uncover why obese people tend to overeat
, researchers have found evidence of the vicious cycle created when an obese individual overeats
to compensate for reduced pleasure from food.